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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: 25 countries now involved in search [VIDEO]

Pakistani and Indian officials say Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 didn't show up on their radars.
By Danielle Haynes   |   March 16, 2014 at 3:39 PM   |   Comments

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March 16 (UPI) -- Malaysian officials have now brought in the help of 25 countries to look for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a search that spans 11 nations.

The countries involved in the search include Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, China, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Australia.

"We are asking countries that have satellite assets, including the U.S., China and France, amongst others, to provide further satellite data, and we are contacting additional countries who may be able to contribute specific assets relevant to the search and rescue operation," Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein, who is also Malaysia's minister of defense, said Sunday.

Pakistani and Indian officials announced Sunday that the jetliner never showed up on their radars.

The Boeing 777-200 disappeared March 8 on a flight from Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, to Beijing with 239 people on aboard.

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced Saturday officials believe the disconnection of communication equipment upon the plane was deliberate.

[ABC News]
[CNN]

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