UAE joins search for missing Malaysian plane
Dubai: The UAE Armed Forces have joined multinational search operations to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft, amid deepening mystery over the sudden disappearance of the plane carrying 239 people on March 8.
The UAE is using two search aircraft in the multinational operation, which covers a zone stretching south over the Indian Ocean to Australia and north over an area extending to the south and central Asia, said state-run news agency Wam, citing a source at the General Headquarters.
There are now 26 countries currently involved in the massive search operations.
The plane went missing on March 8 while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.