The operation to search for missing in 2014 the Malaysian airliner MH370 is suspended, reports BBC News on Tuesday, January 17.
The representatives of Australia, Malaysia and China in a joint statement said that the decision was made “with sadness” after the operation carried out on an area of 120 thousand square kilometers, have not crowned success. The countries agreed to cease in 2017, the search in the suspected areas of the crash, if not there will be new information, “credible”.
On 6 January the Minister of transport Malaysia LIOU Tiong Lai said that the search can be terminated after two weeks, RIA Novosti reported. He also added that the authorities hope to find the plane. According to the Minister, soon to be published report on the search operation.
In March 2014 the plane Boeing 777 Malaysia Airlines, EN route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, disappeared from radar screens. On Board were 227 passengers and 12 crew members. In January 2015 they were officially confirmed dead. In different parts of the Indian ocean was discovered debris belonging to the missing plane officially confirmed.