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UK: Royal Navy submarine abandons search for MH370

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The Royal Navy’s HMS Tireless has been stood down from the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

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A Royal Navy submarine has ended its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet as a senior US defence official conceded the hunt for MH370 may now take years.

The Ministry of Defence in London said HMS Tireless had stood down after combing the southern Indian Ocean with its advanced sonar scanners, looking for the airliner’s black box.  The decision to stand down the Trafalgar Class hunter killer submarine was made after Australian commanders coordinating the international search said there was no chance of hearing more ‘pings’ from the lost black box.

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Posted by on April 25, 2014. Filed under Europe,UK. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.