Thailand forwards satellite findings to Malaysia


BANGKOK, 28 March 2014  The Thai government has forwarded the recent satellite findings to Malaysia to aid their search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

A Thai satellite has detected some 300 floating objects in an area of the southern Indian Ocean near the multinational search area for the aircraft. The images were taken by the Thaichote satellite on March 24.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said the Geo Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Gisda) will collect more images of the area via the Thaichote satellite as the satellite completes an orbit every 5-6 days.

He added that the Thai government is willing to do everything in its power to assist those perished with the jet and never withholds any information from related agencies.

Flight MH370 disappeared on 8 March with 239 people on board. No debris has been recovered from the ocean so far.