Missing MAS flight: Maritime agency confirms oil slicks near area of last contact


An aerial view of what is believed to be an oil slick taken from a Vietnamese Air Force aircraft stretching a length of about 80km off Ca Mau cape, Vietnam, 09 March 2014.

An aerial view of what is believed to be an oil slick taken from a Vietnamese Air Force aircraft stretching a length of about 80km off Ca Mau cape, Vietnam, 09 March 2014.

PASIR PUTEH: A Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) plane have spotted oil slicks about 20 nautical miles south of the missing MAS flight MH370’s last point of contact.

MMEA director-general Datuk Mohd Amdan Kurish, who joined in the search for the missing plane said, his search team spotted "two or three" patches of oil slick measuring about 10 miles and were yellowish in colour at about 11am on Sunday.

"A ship has been dispatched to the location of the slick to take a samples so we could test whether the oil is from a plane," said Mohd Amdan. 

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