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Unconfirmed reports say MH370 black box found

Published on Apr 11, 2014 11:14 AM
Communications and Information Systems (CIS) Able Seaman Andrew Bailey (left), Communications and Information Systems, Seaman Georgina Brooks (centre) and Gunner (GNR) Richard Brown watching HMAS Success as HMAS Perth approaches for a replenishment at sea (RAS) while searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean on April 7, 2014. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP/AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE 

Missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 special report

PERTH - There are unconfirmed reports that the black box flight recorder from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been found.

Perth radio station 6PR tweeted the report, citing aviation expert Geoffrey Thomas, according to the Herald Sun.

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who is in China, will give a press conference soon and will address the latest MH370 developments, Mr Thomas indicated.

Mr Thomas is the editor-in-chief of the website and executive editor of

According to Mr Thomas, the Ocean Shield and the HMS Echo have both left the search area "at speed" and sources had told him there was a possibility they had "triangulated" and located the black box.

He stressed these were unconfirmed reports.