The alert created a stir as a massive search operation is currently underway to locate a Malaysian plane which mysteriously went missing after taking off from the Malaysian capital for Beijing.
It was said that a person named Richard Barrow had posted a satellite image of what looked like a crash site but he later denied it.
The tanker was alerted by Indonesian authorities about a zone of debris
The flight, MH370, with 239 people on board went mysteriously missing on March 8. Several theories were floated on the reason for the plane's disappearance but none could be established. As many as 26 countries are engaged in the search operation for the plane and the area of search now extends from Australia to Kazakhstan.
Meanwhile, the Taliban said that they did not hear anything about the whereabouts of the missing plane. Sources in Pakistan and India also confirmed the same.