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Australia steps up efforts to find MH370

It is confident it has identified most likely resting place of the wreckage; area is chosen based on analysis of the flight data, path and information from global satellite networks

Published Thu, Dec 3, 2015 · 09:50 PM
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AUSTRALIA will step up search efforts in an area it believes holds the best hope of finding a missing Malaysia Airlines jet whose disappearance last year sparked one of the greatest mysteries in aviation history, officials said on Thursday.

An Australian-led underwater search, the most expensive ever conducted, has so far found no trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which went missing with 239 passengers and crew during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014.

The number of vessels searching for the jet will be doubled to four, Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said. One of the vessels will be prov…

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