Massive Air and Sea Search for Missing Jet

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Warrant Officer Ron Day conducts flight checks on an AP-3C Orion aircraft at RAAF Base Pearce, Western Australia, prior to participating in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 19.

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A U.S. Naval surveillance aircraft involved in the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 is seen after landing in Perth, Australia on March 19.

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Royal Australian Air Force pilot Flight Lieutenant Russell Adams flying his AP-3C Orion over the Southern Indian Ocean on March 19.

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The Hoegh St. Petersburg, a Norwegian cargo ship which was the first vessel to reach the isolated ocean zone west of Australia where two floating objects - possibly debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner - were spotted. /

A Malaysian Navy crew member makes a call as his ship approaches a ship belonging to the Chinese Coast Guard during the hunt for the missing plane in the South China Sea on March 15.

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Royal Malaysian Navy ship KD Selangor departing to aid in the search for the missing plane over the southern corridor on March 17.

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Captain Izam Fareq Hassan, right, a navigator with the Royal Malaysian Air Force, talks with his team members onboard a CN235 aircraft over the Strait of Malacca on March 14.

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A helicopter takes off from China's Jinggangshan warship to aid in the search effort on March 11.

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Pilots in the cockpit of a Vietnamese airforce helicopter during a search off Vietnam's Tho Chu island on March 10.

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An Indonesian Navy crew member scans the water bordering Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand during a search operation near the Malacca Strait on March 10.

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