Media Statement & Information on Flight MH370 | 有关MH370航班的媒体声明及信息

Sunday, July 06, 01:38 PM GMT +0800 Media Statement by YB Dato' Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein Minister of Defence

It has been 121 days since MH370 went missing. Almost 4 months have passed since the Malaysian Government first coordinated the search operations for the missing plane. As I have said previously, we are fortunate not to be alone in this and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the 26 nations and especially our Tripartite partners - Australia and China for their commitment to locate the missing MH370. This is truly an international effort and the search is a powerful example of international co-operation.

On the asset deployment front, the Asset Deployment Committee has convened to finalise the details of the contracted assets that will be deployed as Malaysian Government Furnished Equipment for the bathymetric survey and the pursuant sub surface search.

The Bunga Mas 6 (BM6) has been actively present in the search area ever since the surface search was carried out. BM6 which was deployed on the 20th of April 2014 will remain in the search area in the coming phase to assist in the search for MH370. Currently, BM6 is assisting with logistical support and data transfer for the vessels within the search area.

Another Royal Malaysian Navy vessel, the KD Mutiara, which has the capability of the multi beam echo sounder will also join the search efforts to assist in the bathymetric survey process. The ship will set sail on the 4th of August 2014.

PETRONAS together with DEFTECH and Phoenix International will deploy a Prosas Side Scan Sonar (Towed Synthetic Aperture Sonar) which will be mounted on a mother vessel.

Boustead Heavy Industries, together with iXBlue Australia will be deploying a deep towed side scan sonar with a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) mounted on the mother vessel called John Lethbridge.

Instructions for immediate mobilisation have been given and the assets are expected to reach the search area in mid August 2014. Operational requirements for these assets will be coordinated with the Australian authorities.

Malaysia remains committed in the search for MH370. It must be stressed that Malaysia, together with Australia and China are doing our utmost in the search and our top priority remains to look for the missing MH370 and giving closure to the families of those on board MH370.

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Sunday, June 15, 01:00 PM GMT +0800 Media Statement 34 by Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, Group Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Airlines MH370 Incident

It has been the longest 100 days since the disappearance of our MH370. 

Our thoughts and prayers remain with the families of the 239 persons on board the flight. The families has been on our minds throughout these past 100 days, and will continue to do for a long while to come. We feel the families’ pain; we miss our colleagues and friends on board MH370. We feel the families’ anguish, and like them, Malaysia Airlines continues to hope and seek answers that will bring us closer to finding out what happened to MH370.

We thank the Governments and agencies of Malaysia, Australia and China, and the many nations that have come forward to search for MH370. Despite the best efforts and resources over the last 100 days, this most extensive search in history has still not found answers.

Malaysia Airlines continues to support the search operations, continues to support the next-of-kin and continues to keep in touch.

It has been the longest and most painful 100 days in Malaysia Airlines’ history. 

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Contact Information | 联系方式

Family Support Centre | 家属支持中心
(Toll-free number) |(免费电话)

South China | 中国华南区
10-800-130-1364

North China | 中国华北区
10-800-713-1404

Malaysia | 马来西亚
1800-81-4819

Indonesia | 印度尼西亚
001-803-015-203-7708

Australia | 澳大利亚
1800-198-163

US/Canada | 美国/加拿大
877-504-4210

New Zealand | 新西兰
080-045-4029

India | 印度
000-800-100-3449

France | 法国
080-091-2622

 

Family members may also get in touch with the centre at | 家属也联系以下号码

+603 8777 5770 

Press/Media Contact | 新闻/媒体联络

Malaysia | 马来西亚:
+603 8787 1276 
+603 8777 5698

For the passenger manifest of MH370, click here

MH370旅客名单,点击此处

Department of Civil Aviation Official Newsroom | 马来西亚民航局新闻中心


For official updates on MH370 search operations, click here

MH370搜索工作的官方更新,点击此处