Chinese Ship Reports Ping Picked Up

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The so-called 'Black Box' is actually bright orange. The Flight Data Recorder is a key tool for post accident investigators.
The so-called 'Black Box' is actually bright orange. The Flight Data Recorder is a key tool for post accident investigators.

The so-called 'Black Box' is actually bright orange. The Flight Data Recorder is a key tool for post accident investigators.
The so-called ‘Black Box’ is actually bright orange. The Flight Data Recorder is a key tool for post accident investigators.

PERTH – International News –  Updated – There are reports one of the rescue / recovery ships in the Southern Indian Ocean has picked up a ping. A Chinese ship searching for missing Malaysian plane  is reported to have picked up a pulse signal.

There is no solid indication it is from Malaysia Airlines Flight #MH370 which has been missing for one month.

The reports are coming from the Chinese News Service XINHUA.

“ABOARD PATROL SHIP HAIXUN 01, April 5 (Xinhua) — Chinese patrol ship Haixun 01, searching for the missing Malaysian passenger jet MH370, detected a pulse signal with a frequency of 37.5kHz per second in southern Indian Ocean waters Saturday.

“A black box detector deployed by the Haixun 01 picked up the signal at around 25 degrees south latitude and 101 degrees east longtitude. It is yet to be established whether it is related to the missing jet”.

Developing….