Bluefin-21 AUV Begins Fifth Mission in Search for MH370 Aircraft

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Up to 11 military aircraft and 12 ships will assist in today’s search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Bluefin-21 AUV Begins Fifth Mission in Search for MH370 Aircraft

Today the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has planned a visual search area totaling approximately 51,870 square kilometers, across three areas.

Overnight Bluefin-21 AUV completed another mission in the underwater search area and has commenced mission five.

Bluefin-21 has searched approximately 110 square kilometers to date. Data analysis from the fourth mission did not provide any contacts of interest.

Related:

Oil Slick Found by Ocean Shield Not Related to MH370

No Significant Detections Found in Search for Flight MH370

 

Press Release, April 18, 2014; Image: Bluefin

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