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Chinese aircraft spots 3 objects in Malaysia plane search zone
Chinese aircraft spots 3 objects in Malaysia plane search zone

BEIJING — Stepping up its role in the hunt for the elusive Malaysia Airlines flight 370, China reported Saturday that one of its Ilyushin IL-76 aircraft Saturday reported seeing "three suspicious objects" in the south Indian Ocean that could be wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The official New China News Agency, which has a reporter on the search plane, described the objects as red, white and orange and wrote that a marker had been dropped at the location so that the debris could be retrieved by a ship for closer examination. The announcement came as China assumed a greater role in the frustrating search for the Boeing 777, which carried 12 crew members and 227...

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