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Malaysian jet crashed- two oil slicks found in the ocean….

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By Tim Sladeck,

A jetliner carrying 239 people has apparantly crashed into the ocean after vanishing from radar without sending a single distress call.

Two oils slicks have been found.

There was no immediate confirmation that the slicks were related to Flight MH370, but the government said they were consistent with the kind of slick that would be produced by the jet’s two fuel tanks.

In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s deputy civil aviation authority chief, Azhaddin Abdul Rahman, told reporters that the oil slick find had yet to be verified.

The jet’s disappearance was especially mysterious because it apparently happened when the plane was at cruising altitude, not during the more dangerous phases of takeoff or landing.

 

The lack of a radio call “suggests something very sudden and very violent happened,” said William Waldock, who teaches accident investigation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz.

The plane was last inspected 10 days ago and found to be “in proper condition,” Ignatius Ong, CEO of Malaysia Airlines subsidiary Firefly airlines, said at a news conference