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Malaysia calls for help from 25 nations

Malaysia‘s defence and transport minister Hishammuddin Hussein told a press conference that “The number of countries involved in the search and rescue operation has increased from 14 to 25“. The search area now involves eleven countries. In addition, the Indian Ocean has an average depth of 3,890 metres (12,762 ft). On Sunday afternoon (Malaysia time), officials briefed envoys from about 20 countries on progress in the investigation.In addition, the United States, France and China have all been asked for more satellite information to help find the missing Boeing 777. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is reporting that the Malaysia Airlines plane…

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MH 370 Search Intensifies

Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation director-general Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman revealed tonight that the number of vessels involved in the search and rescue mission has increased to 74 while the search radius has  been expanded from a radius of 20 nautical miles to 50 nautical miles.   Singapore and Vietnam had both identified objects hat they deemed suspicious but nether of them belonged to MH370. Related Posts More on the false passport travellers Jet may have turned back Sun rises on a new day in Malaysia Two MH 370 Passengers on STOLEN passports MH 370…

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The search for MH370 [updated]

The Search and Rescue effort for Malaysian MH370 involves: Malasyia Airlines Malasyian Department of Civil Aviation Royal Malaysian Air Force and the Royal Malaysian Navy Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, Butterworth-based Intergrated Area Defence System Headquarters  the Hawaii-based United States Pacific Command. two  Chinese maritime rescue ships are being sent to aid rescuers searching work for missing Malaysia Airlines 777.  agencies from Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines The mission involves maritime patrol aircraft, fighter jets, frigates,  submarines and  fishing vessels. “The plane lost contact near Ca Mau province airspace as it was preparing to transfer to Ho Chi Minh City air traffic…

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