Malaysia Airlines flight #MH370 – the search and rescue mission widens – an annotated infographic

The search and rescue operation continues for flight MH370, with Malaysian aviation authorities widening their hunt for the missing jet. The search area has been expanded from 50 nautical miles from where the plane is believed to have disappeared – somewhere over water between Malaysia and Vietnam – to 100 nautical miles. At least 40 ships and 34 aircraft are taking part in the search, with teams from Australia, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, New Zealand and the USA. The latest intelligence from the Malaysian aviation authorities, based on military radar data, is that flight MH370 turned west, away … Continue reading Malaysia Airlines flight #MH370 – the search and rescue mission widens – an annotated infographic