MH370 searchers hear signals: As it happened

Key points

  • An Australian ship has detected two signals consistent with those from aircraft "black box" flight recorders
  • Ocean Shield acquired the signal twice, once for more than two hours, Australia says
  • Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, leading the search, called it the "most promising lead" so far
  • The signal was heard in sea with a depth of 4,500m (14,800ft)
  • A Chinese search vessel also said it briefly heard signals over the weekend in a different search area
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Reporting:

  • Alexandra Fouché 
  • Kerry Alexandra 

Last updated 7 April 2014

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