The search for the Malaysian airliner that went missing more than two years ago has cost the Malaysian government nearly $70 million, Sky News Australia reported Monday. The multi-national operation has been the largest and most expensive aviation investigation in history, covering more than 33,500 square miles of ocean floor.
The price tag was released by Malaysia’s Transport Ministry and included the cost through the end of February. It did not include numbers for how much money has been spent by Australia or China, both also involved in the investigation, so the actual cost could be much higher.
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