Officials here believe they are closing in on that plane and today we had a rare opportunity to accompany an elite navy team. Their state of the art search -- so secret. We had to surrender all... See More
Officials here believe they are closing in on that plane and today we had a rare opportunity to accompany an elite navy team. Their state of the art search -- so secret. We had to surrender all recording devices including our cell phones. We took off aboard this. Then more than a thousand miles out to see the crew got a new set of -- a possible breakthrough they gave us permission to call ABC news from the cockpit. We're being told by a flight crew here he didn't they had an intelligent now. That that there is some sort of debris in the water they're not clear what we will be the first plane on the site. Our primary focus now those two large objects seen in those satellite images possible debris one -- biggest 78 feet. The images first made public today now the best hope for answers. As we were racing to the scene Australia's prime minister was breaking the news to the world. Following specialist analysis of this satellite imagery. Two possible objects related to the search have -- identified. The location. Almost 15100. Miles from the Australian coast closer to Antarctica -- to Australia. Our high tech plane dropped to just 300 feet above the waves. The new technology on board so sensitive -- can spot something as small as a basketball on the water sixteen miles away. Crew members -- at every window staring out at this lonely patch of ocean more than two miles deep. That's fourteen empire state building's piled end and deeper than where the Titanic sank. For three hours we scanned the waters 4100. Square miles in all an area the size of Los Angeles but saw nothing. Except a freighter and two pods of dolphins. We want to give that there was closure. But you know we know that we did some good today we eliminate area and we move on -- the next -- tomorrow and keep trying to keep her upset. More searching. -- -- -- -- Tomorrow the year is upon us the search set to resume and a couple of hours. But for now what ever was in those satellite photos remains a mystery David already BC's David -- in our team -- an extraordinary view of this massive effort from the air.
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