As it happened: Search for MH370 shifts north

Key points

  • Five planes spot unidentified objects in a new area of the Indian Ocean being searched for flight MH370
  • The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has moved 1,100km to the north-east of the previous area
  • Australian officials say this is a "credible lead" based on updated advice provided by the international investigation team in Malaysia
  • The Kuala Lumpur-Beijing airliner disappeared on 8 March with 239 people on board
  • The plane is presumed to have crashed into the southern Indian Ocean with no survivors
  • All times GMT

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  • Joe Boyle 
  • Amber Dawson 
  • Jastinder Khera 
  • Amee Enriquez 
  • Alison Daye 
  • Helier Cheung 

Last updated 28 March 2014

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