The six hours of data gathered by the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Bluefin-21 deployed on Monday night from Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield within the MH 370 search mission has been downloaded and analysed. No objects of interest were found, Australian JACC said.
The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle was again deployed last night from ADV Ocean Shield.
Up to 11 military aircraft, three civil aircraft and 11 ships will assist in today’s search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Today the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has planned a visual search area totalling approximately 55,151 square kilometres. The centre of the search areas lies approximately 2,087 kilometres north west of Perth.
The weather forecast for today is south easterly winds with isolated rain showers, sea swells up to two metres and visibility of five kilometres.
Press Release, April 16, 2014, Image: JACC