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Planned aircraft departure times for MH370 search


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21st March, 2014: 10.45am (AEDT)

Planned aircraft departure times for MH370 search

*All times are expressed in Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Please note all departure times are approximate.

Five aircraft will be involved in today’s search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) P3 Orion departed for the search area at around 9.15am.

A civil Gulfstream jet and a second RAAF P3 Orion is due to depart for the search area at approximately 11am.

A third RAAF P3 Orion is due to depart for the search area at approximately 1pm.

The United States Navy P8 Poseidon aircraft is due to depart for the search area at approximately 4pm.

Due to the distance to and from the search area, the aircraft involved have an endurance of approximately 2 hours of search time.

One merchant vessel is currently in the search area. A second merchant vessel is due to arrive tonight.

Media Note: Updated search area charts are now available in AMSA’s media kit for this search. These can be accessed at the following link under Day 4 search area charts: http://www.amsa.gov.au/media/incidents/mh370-search.asp

2014_03_21_area_searched_20_March_handout.pdf
2014_03_21_Planned_Search_Area_21_March_Wide.pdf
2014_03_20_cumulative_search_area_handout.pdf

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