KUALA LUMPUR – The missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 search and rescue team have discovered 58 hard objects which are inconsistent with the Indian Ocean seabed, the Transport Ministry said.
Its minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) is currently in the midst of retrieving the objects to be analysed.
â€œWe have only discovered 58 solid objects, but yet to learn if they are from flight MH370.
â€œWe have to verify whether the objects are the planeâ€™s wreckage or hard rocks becoming coming to a conclusion,â€ he said in a press conference after officiating the MCA Selangor state convention at Wisma MCA, here today.
Liow also said Malaysiaâ€™s Petronas will be deploying its â€œGo Phoenixâ€ vessel to assist in the MH370 search mission at the southern Indian Ocean floor.
He said the asset, which is commonly used oil exploration is expected to arrive in Perth, Australia on Sept 21.
â€œGo Phoenix help in the search mission, alongside Australiaâ€™s Furgo Discovery ship to map the ocean floor,â€ he added. – The New Straits Times