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China confirms satellite images not linked to plane

Beijing - Floating objects photographed from a Chinese satellite at the weekend are not linked to the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, a spokeswoman for Chinese aviation authorities said on Thursday.

Experts had confirmed that the three large objects are not related to the plane, the Civil Aviation Authority of China spokeswoman told dpa by telephone.

The largest of three unidentified objects measured an estimated 24 metres by 22 metres, China’s satellite authority reported.

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