The mummified body of a German adventurer was found dead drifting on his abandoned yacht at the weekend off the coast of southern Philippines.
Manfred Fritz Bajorat, 59, was discovered by two fishermen aboard his yacht in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Barobo town in Surigao del Sur.
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The man leading the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is showing the strain after almost two years of fruitless toil. Martin Dolan, head of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, said he struggles to sleep at times, gnawed by thoughts that wreckage from the Boeing Co. 777 may have slipped through the sonar net scanning 120,000 square kilometres of the southern Indian Ocean.
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Organisers of the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have released a video of their work mapping about 200,000 square kilometres of the floor of the Indian Ocean.
The search for MH370 is continuing in the southern Indian Ocean nine months after the plane disappeared with 239 passengers and crew aboard, including six Australians. More . .
[Ed Note: If you have the time & technology the “Four Corners” 45min video link on this same page is well worth watching.]
UPDATED [ Kiwozi: There are always two sides to every story I guess and after following this search closely from the comfort of my desk, for hundreds of Square Kilometres, . . . a whole new dimension emerges. . . and then fingers start pointing in all directions. ]
A source who did not want to be named said the 85-year-old schooner had not been out of the water for three years and was starting to show structural failings, even though it was in immaculate condition above the water.Read More and more and now this