Sonar sinks to search for MH370

Sonar sinks to search for MH370

World January 25, 2016 10:07

sydney - In the search for the plane flight MH370 that went missing nearly two years ago, Sunday sunk a sonar device. The device was equipped with a tow rope attached to one of the vessels is being used for the search. The cable broke in that it came into contact with a volcano mud on the seabed, made the international search team JACC Sunday known.

The sonar device, and 4500 m from the towing cable lying on the seabed. The JACC makes another ship ready for the search. Possibly the sonar equipment can later be fished out of the sea.

The sonar seabed is scanned in elevation so that any debris from the Boeing may be mapped. Will be searched an area of ​​120 000 square kilometers in the southern Indian Ocean. A fragment of the plane engulfed in July on the French island of Reunion, but also lacks the unit is still no trace.

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