Transcript for International Search for Flight 370 Continues
We will, thanks very much. More on the search from ABC's David Wright. Remember he was on one of the first U.S. Search planes yesterday. He joins us now from Perth, Australia, nerve center for that country's search. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning. This is the staging area for the royal Australian air force. Behind me there, the latest search plane to come back empty-handed. Five of them have been out today poring over that icy patch of ocean halfway toant arc Ra including the U.S. Navy p8 we were aboard just yesterday. This is a huge search area. The airplanes dividing it up searching in a grid pattern pouring it over like a lawn mower in huge 250-mile swaths. Each plane covers one each day about the size of Los Angeles. In addition to the aircraft there are now a growing number of ships in the region, China dispatching three warships and possibly an ice breaker, also a Norwegian freighter taking part in the search efforts. Today the Malaysian government reportedly reached out asking for sonar buoys to help them locate the transponders of the black boxes if any wreckage is found. The searchers insist they're not discouraged. They'll keep looking, George,
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