Ocean Search Area For Lost Malaysian Airliner Is Set To Double

April 16, 2015 10:51 AM

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Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss, left, Malaysia's Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai, center, and Chinese Transport Minister Yang Chuantan shake hands after a press conference about Flight MH370 Thursday. The search zone for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight will be doubled if nothing is found in the huge undersea area now being scanned for wreckage.

It's been more than a year since Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370 was lost with 239 people on board. Officials now say they'll double the already huge search area in the southern Indian Ocean to 46,000 square miles if the plane isn't found by next month.

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