China ship in new plane search zone

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Chinese aircraft are scouring a new part of the Indian Ocean for a trace of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, which vanished three weeks ago.

A Chinese ship is also heading to the scene trying to retrieve some possible debris.

Search planes like these spotted several objects on Friday in a new search area, that's more than one thousand kilometres north east of the previous zone.

AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER TONY ABBOTT SAYING:

"Yesterday was a better day for searching, today I understand is another good day for searching. The weather conditions are benign for that rather inhospitable part of the world. Yesterday as I understand it there were visuals from five aircraft of debris in the ocean. Unfortunately, despite the presence of some six vessels in and around the new search area we have not yet been able to recover any debris so that task continues. We should not underestimate the difficulty of this work . It is an extraordinarily remote location. These are inhos

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