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Satellite spots 122 possible objects in Malaysian flight search

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Courtesy: Jon Williams/ABC News Courtesy: Jon Williams/ABC News
PERTH, Australia (AP) -- Malaysia says a satellite has captured images of 122 objects in the Indian Ocean that might be from the missing plane.

Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein announced early Wednesday morning the objects were seen near the location where three other satellites detected objects previously, about 1600 miles off the coast of Perth, Australia.

He said the sightings together are "the most credible lead that we have."

Hishammuddin said the images were taken Sunday and given to authorities Tuesday. They were relayed by French-based Airbus Defense and Space.  Hishammuddin says the objects ranged in length from one yard to 25 yards, or about 75 feet.

Various floating objects have been spotted by planes and satellites, but none have been retrieved or identified.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared March 8 with 239 people on board. Many agencies and countries have been involved in the search effort since.
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