Australian vessel reaches target area for MH370 search

Australian vessel reaches target area for MH370 search

HMAS Toowoomba. (navy.gov.au)

Perth, Australia (ANTARA News/Xinhua-OANA) - Australian vessel Toowoomba has entered the target area for search of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, maritime authorities said Monday.

The ship is one of the 10 vessels tasked with hunting for the ill-fated Boeing 777 jetliner on Monday in a patch of the southern Indian Ocean about 2,060 kilometers west of Perth, according to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).

The other vessels are seven Chinese ships, a merchant vessel and another Australian ship, said the AMSA, which said in the latest update that 10 aircraft will carry out airborne search on Monday.
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