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Hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight intensifies
Hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight intensifies

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia –- The hunt for debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 intensified Saturday as Australian officials deployed additional aircraft and spotters to comb a wider expanse of waters in a remote and treacherous part of the south Indian Ocean. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority, which is leading a multinational search-and-rescue operation off the coast of western Australia, said it was dispatching six aircraft, including two commercial jets with 10 air observers, to cover an area of about 13,900 square miles. On Friday, five aircraft crisscrossed an area of about 8,900 square miles but found no trace of objects that could be related to the plane, a Boeing 777...

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