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Malaysia continues search for missing Boeing

October 22, 2014, 15:21 UTC+3 SINGAPORE SINGAPORE October, 22. /TASS
Malaysian Defense Minister said he's 99.9% sure the airliner will be spotted in the vast ocean
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SINGAPORE, October 22. /TASS/. Malaysia is continuing searching for the missing Boeing airliner that disappeared over the Indian Ocean with 239 people on board.

The government has not set time limits for the operation, Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said in Australia on Wednesday.

He said he is 99.9% optimistic that the airliner will be spotted in the vast ocean.

The minister was present at the site when the search resumed in the ocean.

He thanked Australia and China for their participation in the operation.

A Malaysian vessel and a special sonar ProSAS are used in the search.

The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 disappeared on March 7 when it was on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Contact with the plane was lost about two hours after it took off. It was searched for in the ocean about 2,500 km west of Australia’s coast.

Infographics Underwater operation: Search for the missing Malaysian Boeing Underwater operation: Search for the missing Malaysian Boeing
Underwater operation: Search for the missing Malaysian Boeing. Infographics ITAR-TASS

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