Satellite spots 122 objects possibly from missing plane

In this March 23, 2014 photo provided by the Australian Department of Defence (ADF), a lookout is stationed on bow of HMAS Success during the search in the southern Indian Ocean for signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. The desperate, multinational hunt for Flight 370 resumed again Wednesday, March 26 across a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean after fierce winds and high waves that had forced a daylong halt eased considerably. (AP Photo/ADF, James Whittle)
In this March 23, 2014 photo provided by the Australian Department of Defence (ADF), a lookout is stationed on bow of HMAS Success during the search in the southern Indian Ocean for signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. The desperate, multinational hunt for Flight 370 resumed again Wednesday, March 26 across a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean after fierce winds and high waves that had forced a daylong halt eased considerably. (AP Photo/ADF, James Whittle)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — 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 yard to 25 yards.

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

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