airplane crash http://kgou.org en New Ping In Search For Flight 370 Boosts Hopes Of Finding Jet http://kgou.org/post/new-ping-mh370-search-boosts-optimism-finding-aircraft An Australian plane detected yet another possible signal from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet in the southern Indian Ocean on Thursday, as searchers said they were feeling more confident that the aircraft's flight-data recorder ultimately would be found.<p>Angus Houston, who is coordinating the search off Australia's west coast, says an Australian air force P-3 Orion, which has been dropping sonar buoys in the search area, picked up a possible signal that may have come from a manmade source.<p>"I'm now optimistic that we will find the aircraft, or what is left of the aircraft," he said.<p>"H Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:18:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 26983 at http://kgou.org New Ping In Search For Flight 370 Boosts Hopes Of Finding Jet Signal 'Just Like' Emergency Beacon Detected In Search For Flight 370 http://kgou.org/post/signal-just-emergency-beacon-detected-search-flight-370 Calling it the "most promising lead" so far, the leader of the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner says ships have again detected a signal on the same frequency used by "black box" emergency beacons. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:29:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 26737 at http://kgou.org Signal 'Just Like' Emergency Beacon Detected In Search For Flight 370 Missing Malaysian Jet May Never Be Found, Head Of Search Warns http://kgou.org/post/missing-malaysian-jet-may-never-be-found-head-search-warns "The head of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has raised the possibility that no wreckage from the passenger jet may ever be found, revealing authorities have a very poor understanding about how fast or far it traveled," <a href="http://www.smh.com.au/world/wreckage-of-malaysia-airlines-flight-mh370-may-never-be-found-angus-houston-20140401-35w60.html" target="_blank"><em>The Sydney Morning Herald</em> writes</a>.<p>Retired Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, the former head of Australia's defense forces who now leads the multinational effort to find the jet and any sign of the 239 p Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:50:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 26346 at http://kgou.org Missing Malaysian Jet May Never Be Found, Head Of Search Warns Planes Turn Back, But Ships Continue Search For Flight 370 http://kgou.org/post/planes-turn-back-ships-continue-search-flight-370 Nearly three weeks after it disappeared, the search for <a href="http://www.npr.org/tags/181391228/malaysia" target="_blank">Malaysia Airlines Flight 370</a> and any sign of the 239 people who were on board continues in the southern Indian Ocean. Thursday's news is that:<p><strong>-- Planes Grounded.</strong> Bad weather in the search area, about 1,500 miles southwest of Perth, Australia, has forced planes involved in the operation to turn around and return to Australia. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:12:22 +0000 Mark Memmott 26046 at http://kgou.org Planes Turn Back, But Ships Continue Search For Flight 370 Nothing So Far In Search For Debris From Malaysian Jet http://kgou.org/post/nothing-so-far-search-debris-malaysian-jet <h6>We have woven some <strong>updates</strong> into this post.</h6><p>Two weeks after the <a href="http://www.npr.org/tags/287635756/malaysia-airlines" target="_blank">disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370</a>, the first "credible lead" in the search for the Boeing 777 and the 239 people on board is still just that — a lead, not a discovery.<p>For a second day, search planes flew to an area of the Indian Ocean about 1,500 miles southwest of Perth, Australia. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:05:46 +0000 Mark Memmott 25640 at http://kgou.org Nothing So Far In Search For Debris From Malaysian Jet Search For Missing Jet Focuses On Objects Seen Off Australia http://kgou.org/post/search-missing-jet-focuses-objects-seen-australia <h6>This post is being updated.</h6><p>Satellite images showing objects floating in the Indian Ocean <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/03/19/291660754/australian-prime-minister-satellite-images-may-be-linked-to-missing-jet" target="_blank">have focused the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370</a> and the 239 people who were on board to an area about 1,500 miles southwest of Perth, Australia.<p>This is, in the words of acting Malaysian transport minister Hishammuddin Hussein, the first "credible lead" since the <a href="http://www.npr.org/tags/287635756/malaysia-airlines" tar Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:48:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 25561 at http://kgou.org Search For Missing Jet Focuses On Objects Seen Off Australia Missing Jet Reportedly Kept Sending Signals For 5 1/2 Hours http://kgou.org/post/where-flight-mh370-clues-point-different-directions <strong>Update at 10:20 a.m. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:54:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 25176 at http://kgou.org Missing Jet Reportedly Kept Sending Signals For 5 1/2 Hours Fate Of Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Still A Mystery http://kgou.org/post/missing-planes-fate-still-mystery <h6>We'll be updating this post throughout the day on Monday.</h6><p>Nearly three days after the disappearance of <a href="http://www.npr.org/tags/287635756/malaysia-airlines" target="_blank">Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370</a>, there's still no definitive trace of the Boeing 777 or the 239 people who were on board.<p>As of Monday evening in Malaysia, none of the clues so far had led searchers to the plane.<p>There was a flurry of activity after one search plane spotted a rectangular object Sunday in the South China Sea off Vietnam. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:19:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 24837 at http://kgou.org Fate Of Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Still A Mystery