Bluefin-21 AUV Begins Fifth Mission in Search for MH370 Aircraft

Up to 11 military aircraft and 12 ships will assist in today’s search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Today the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has planned a visual search area totaling approximately 51,870 square kilometers, across three areas.

Overnight Bluefin-21 AUV completed another mission in the underwater search area and has commenced mission five.

Bluefin-21 has searched approximately 110 square kilometers to date. Data analysis from the fourth mission did not provide any contacts of interest.

Related:

Oil Slick Found by Ocean Shield Not Related to MH370

No Significant Detections Found in Search for Flight MH370

 

Press Release, April 18, 2014; Image: Bluefin

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