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Satellite photos give new clues to MH370's possible location

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Australian investigators have released reports highlighting satellite photographs that may show debris from a missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed more than three years ago.

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Imagery from a French military satellite appears to show dozens of pieces of debris floating on the surface of the Indian Ocean - close to, but not in, the designated search zone.

Malaysia Airlines MH370 disappeared as it traveled from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014, with 239 people aboard.

Four satellite photos included in the Australian Transport Safety Bureau reports were taken two weeks after the plane disappeared, prior to the ATSB's involvement in the search.

"Clearly we must be cautious. These objects have not been definitely identified as MH370 debris," ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood said Wednesday.

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