MH370: Foul weather hampers search operation — JACC

Borneo Post | .

The unfavourable sea condition of the Southern Indian Ocean due to bad weather had the search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane, flight MH370, experiencing some hiccup.

The sea condition saw the Fugro Discovery delay the launch of its towfish for two days since its arrival on Friday, said the Australian Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC).

“Sea conditions prevented the launch of the towfish and recommencement of the search operations until last Sunday,” the agency said in a statement, made available on its website, yesterday.

Another vessel, Fugro Equator which arrived back in the search area on Sunday only launched the towfish yesterday, said the agency which oversees the search operation.

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