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Vietnam Fails to Find Debris After China Satellite Images


Vietnam failed to find debris in an area where Chinese satellite images showed three floating objects, while a report said a missing Malaysian airliner may have been airborne for several hours after it vanished.

A Vietnamese plane sent this morning to search the area where the Chinese satellite spotted floating objects didn’t find anything, said Lai Xuan Thanh, head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam. Now U.S. investigators suspect the Malaysian Airline System Bhd. jet stayed in the air about four hours past the time it reached its last confirmed location, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the details.