US satellites found no blast on missing jet: officials

March 14, 2014 6:09 AM

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WASHINGTON, Mar 13 – US spy satellites detected no sign of a mid-air explosion when a Malaysian airliner lost contact with air traffic controllers, American officials said on Wednesday.

The US government in the past has used its satellite network to identify heat signatures linked to exploding aircraft but in this case, nothing was found, according to US officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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