“The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has received information based on satellite imagery of objects possibly related to the search,” Abbott told lawmakers in parliament today. “Following specialist analysis of this satellite imagery, two possible objects related to the search have been identified.”
A Royal Australian Airforce Orion has been diverted to the area to locate the objects and three more aircraft will follow, Abbott said.
AMSA is scheduled to hold a media briefing at 3:30 p.m. Sydney time today, according to an e-mailed statement.
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