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Satellite Finds 300 Floating Objects In Search For MH370

A Thai satellite has found 300 floating objects ranging in size from 6 to 50 feet long in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Satellite Finds 300 Floating Objects In Search For MH370
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In what may be the largest group of evidence yet, a Thai satellite has found 300 floating objects ranging in size from 6 to 50 feet long in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

The objects were spotted in the southern Indian Ocean Monday, but the images took two days to process and weren't given to Malaysian authorities until Wednesday. 

Sunday, a French satellite spotted 122 floating objects. CBS reports the two clusters of possible debris are about 124 miles away from each other, but both are in the southern Indian Ocean. 

But weather continues to be a problem for investigators.

"Search planes that were headed to target area in the southern Indian Ocean are returning to Perth Austrailia because of bad weather. The storm is expected to last 24 hours. ... Ships in the area will try to continue their search." (Via WCAU)

 "It's 240 families, it's affecting a lot of people so to come out and put some closure on something for them would be awesome." (Via CBS)

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared from radar March 8th with 239 people on board. At this point, Malaysian authorities have concluded the flight crashed somewhere in the Indian Ocean, and all of the passengers are presumed dead. 

Malaysia Airlines printed its condolences in several newspapers Wednesday and also sent text messages to the family members expressing the company's condolences. (Via Twitter / @AliBunkallSKY)