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Malaysia: Satellite captures images of 122 possible objects in missing plane search


A family member of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane reacts while watching a live broadcast of a press conference by Malaysian acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein on the latest developments in the search for flight MH370, at a hotel in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Malaysia said Tuesday that it had shifted the search are for a downed jetliner to an area in the southern Indian Ocean, while Australia said improved weather would allow a hunt for possible debris from the plane to resume. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul) (The Associated Press)

Malaysia says a satellite has captured images of 122 objects in the Indian Ocean that might be from the missing plane.

Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says the objects were seen close to where three other satellites previously detected objects.

He said Wednesday the sightings together are "the most credible lead that we have."

Hishammuddin said the images were taken Sunday and were relayed by French-based Airbus Defense and Space.

Hishammuddin says the objects ranged in length from one meter (yard) to 23 meters (25 yards).

Various floating objects have been spotted by planes and satellites, but none has been retrieved or identified.