Missing flight: Possible objects spotted

Australia's prime minister said Thursday that two objects identified by satellite technology in the Indian Ocean might be related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

An Orion aircraft was sent to try and locate the objects and is expected to arrive Thursday afternoon, Prime Minister Tony Abbott told Parliament in Canberra. Three additional aircraft are expected to follow for a more intensive search, he said, according to The Associated Press.

Abbott cautioned, however, that the task of locating these objects would be extremely difficult, and "it may turn out that they are not related to the search for flight MH370."

President Obama said Wednesday the United States was dedicating “every resource we have available” to help search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing earlier this month, which had 239 people on board.