SYDNEY, June 26 The search for missing Malaysia
Airlines Flight MH370 will shift south along a narrow
arc identified as the most likely resting place of the plane,
the Australia's deputy prime minister said on Thursday.
"The new priority area is still focused on the seventh arc,
where the aircraft last communicated with satellite. We are now
shifting our attention to an area further south along the arc
based on these calculations," Warren Truss said.
The Boeing 777, carrying 239 passengers and crew,
disappeared on March 8 shortly after taking off from Kuala
Lumpur bound for Beijing.
Investigators say what little evidence they have to work
with suggests the aeroplane was deliberately diverted thousands
of kilometres from its scheduled route before eventually
crashing into the Indian Ocean.
(Reporting by Lincoln Feast; Editing by Nick Macfie)