A "towed pinger locator" is readied to be deployed off the deck of Australian Defense Vessel Ocean Shield in the search for the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing in the Indian Ocean, about 1,000 miles off the coast of Perth, Australia. The U.S. Navy "towed pinger locator" connected to the Ocean Shield picked up signals consistent with that of the missing jetliner it was announced today April 7, 2014. UPI/Kelly Hunt/Australian Defense Force

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