Malaysia agrees to allow USA firm to resume MH370 search
07 January, 2018, 01:18 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
Amateur wreck hunter Blaine Gibson claims he has found nearly 20 pieces of debris on the western side of the Indian Ocean from the Boeing 777 that vanished with 239 people aboard three years ago.
Flight MH370 disappeared in March 2014, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, with 239 passengers and crew on board.
Ocean Infinity said in a statement this week that the vessel, which left the South African port of Durban on Tuesday, was taking advantage of favourable weather to move toward "the vicinity of the possible search zone".
Malaysia, China and Australia agreed to suspend the deep-sea sonar search in January after 120,000 square kilometres of seabed were combed without finding any trace of the plane.
The vessel is carrying several autonomous submarines which can be launched from the boat to scour the seabed for fragments of the jet.
Ocean Infinity has not given details of the new search area.
Nonetheless, Ocean Infinity is reportedly confident it can locate the wreckage using intelligence from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau and Boeing flight simulators, in conjunction with the vessel's enhanced search equipment, according to the Daily Express.
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