"We have to find the aircraft": Days later, no sign of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
What an incredible and dramatic mystery the main international news of the week has become.
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With after lead failing to , search and rescue officials said Monday they will expand the search area for the Malaysia Airlines aircraft that vanished three days ago.
The newly expanded search area a larger portion of the Gulf of Thailand between Malaysia and Vietnam, said Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director general of the Malaysian Civil Aviation Department.
Nearly three dozen aircraft and 40 ships from 10 countries have so far failed to find any sign of the aircraft.
An oil that searchers had thought might be from the plane to be fuel oil typically used in ships, according to Rahman.
to pan out (v) to develop in a particular way
to encompass (v) to surround or cover something completely
slick (n) an area of oil that is floating on the surface of the sea
to turn out (v) to be discovered to be; to prove to be
cargo (n) the goods carried in a ship or plane
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