Tests show oil found in ocean didn't come from missing Malaysian jetliner
March 10, 2014 10:28 AM
This photo provided by Laurent Errera taken Dec. 26, 2011, shows the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER that disappeared from air traffic control screens Saturday, taking off from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport in France. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact with air traffic control early Saturday morning, March 8, 2014 on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still hadn't located the jetliner several hours later. (AP Photo/Laurent Errera) (March 10, 2014 10:58 AM)
(AP) Another possible clue to the disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner has turned out to be unconnected to the plane.
Malaysian maritime officials had found some oil slicks in the South China Sea, and they sent a sample to a lab to see if the oil came from the missing plane. They say tests showed that the oil was not from an aircraft.
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