Search for missing Malaysian airliner enters 'new phase'

The international search efforts for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is entering "a new phase," including the drawdown of some aircraft and vessels, and transitioning the search "to an intensified undersea search."
By JC Finley Follow @JC_Finley Contact the Author   |   April 30, 2014 at 1:00 PM
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PERTH, Australia, April 30 (UPI) -- The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "is commencing a new phase," Australia's Joint Agency Coordination Center announced Wednesday.

In the coming days, JAAC noted that some of the ships and aircraft provided by multiple countries to aid the search will be departing to return "to their respective national tasking."

Under the new phase of the search, the continuing investigation "will transition over the coming weeks to an intensified undersea search."

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