U.S. Navy Sends Underwater Sonar Robot in Search for Missing Malaysian Airliner

Published: March 24, 2014 2:56 PM
Updated: March 24, 2014 7:19 PM

The U.S. Navy is sending a sonar equipped underwater robot as part of its search efforts for the missing Flight 370 Malaysian Airlines 777 plane, service officials told USNI News Monday afternoon.

The Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) is part of an additional search effort from the Navy to locate the airliner, presumed to have crashed in the Southern Indian Ocean off the western coast of Australia.

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