RNZAF Orion crews changeover as MH370 search continues
Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
RNZAF Orion crews changeover as search
effort continues for missing MH370
Minister Jonathan Coleman acknowledges the hard work of the
New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion crew who are today handing
over to a new crew who will continue searching for missing
Malaysian MH370 flight.
“I would like to thank the crew
of the RNZAF Orion who have worked tirelessly during the
last 18 days, playing their part in the international search
effort. They have done a thoroughly professional job,”
says Dr Coleman.
“The crew has flown a total of 105
hours, completed 36 hours on search, and have covered a
search area which is more than one and a half times the size
of New Zealand.
“New Zealand remains committed to
supporting Australia who are co-ordinating the search effort
in the southern Indian Ocean. The RNZAF replacement crew
will be ready to take up the search from tomorrow, weather
Eleven of the returning P-3K2 crew will
arrive back in Auckland just after midnight
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