In what investigators are calling the best lead to date, two ships have heard pinging from what could be the black boxes of MH 370 deep under the Indian Ocean
. The signals which operate on batteries and could quit any day now were broadcasting on slightly different frequencies than is normal, but technicians say that could be because the batteries are running out of life. Investigators from Australia say they should know something within the next few hours or day at most. I wonder why nothing from the plane has floated to the surface. Did it go down completely intact with no openings at all for things to escape? You would think some type of debris would have floated to the top of the ocean or drifted to some land somewhere.
The head of the joint agency investigating the crash said, “Clearly this is a most promising lead, and probably in the search so far, it's probably the best information that we have had. We've got a visual indication on a screen and we've also got an audible signal — and the audible signal sounds to me just like an emergency locator beacon.”
There have been promising leads before, but this sounds like it could actually be something rather than just sea trash floating around the oceans.