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Dutch firm to take over MH370 search

Australia has awarded a contract to Fugro Survey Pty Ltd to conduct underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 with two ships equipped with side scan sonar and echo sounders.

MH370 search to move south

The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will shift further south in the Indian Ocean, ushering in yet another new phase of the long, costly and so far fruitless search.



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Search for missing Malaysia plane enters new phase

A new phase of searching a missing Malaysia plane would focus on a far larger area of the Indian Ocean floor, which could take about six to eight months.

Dutch firm to take over MH370 search

Deep-sea search for MH370 to begin in September

Relatives unmoved by new search zone for jet

Malaysia jet probably on autopilot when it crashed

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MH370 support team: families said 'thanks'

Members of a Malaysian support team - who arrived in Beijing the day the jet went missing to help relatives of passengers - have opened up about how they were gradually accepted.

MH370 families unite to seek answers

Deep-sea search for MH370 to begin in September

Relatives unmoved by new search zone for jet

Commercial vessel to map ocean floor in search for MH370

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Chinese relatives send letter to envoy

The committee representing relatives of the passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 filed a petition letter on Thursday asking for help from the Chinese special envoy sent to Malaysia to discuss the disaster.

First rites set for MH370; Malaysia says 'face reality'

Angry relatives ask for communication

Partner of MH370 passenger tries to lead 'normal' life

Lawyers say families key to settlement

 Air crashes involving Chinese planes since 1982 

 Time Airline Company    Airplane Type  Location  Victims  
2010 Aug 24  Henan Airlines  ERJ-190  Yichun city, Heilongjiang province  44 dead, 52 injured 
2004 Nov 21  China Eastern Airlines  CRJ-200  Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region  53 dead 
2002 May 7  China Northern Airlines  MD82  Dalian, Liaoning province  112 dead 
2002 April 15  Air China   B767-2J6ER Busan, South Korea   128 dead
2000 June 22  Wuhan Air  Y7-100C  Wuhan, Hubei province  51 dead 
1999 Feb 24  China Southwest Airlines  TU154M  Rui'an, Zhejiang province  61 dead 
1997 May 8  China Southern Airlines  B737  Shenzhen, Guangdong province   35 dead
1994 June 6   China Northwest Airlines TU154  Xi'an, Shaanxi province  160 dead 
1993 Oct 26  China Eastern Airlines   MD82  Fuzhou, Fujian province  2 dead 
 1993 July 23 China Northwest Airlines  Bae146  Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui autonomous region  55 dead 
1992 Nov 24  China Southern Airlines   B737  Yangshuo, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region   139 dead
1992 July 31  Aircraft Owner's and Pilot's Association, China  YK42  Nanjing, Jiangsu province   106 dead
 1990 Oct 2 Xiamen Air  B737  Guangzhou, Guangdong province  128 dead 
1989 Aug 15  China Eastern Airlines  AN24  Shanghai  34 dead 
1988 Oct 7  Shanxi Airlines  IL14  Linfen, Shanxi province  44 dead 
 1988 Aug 31 China Civil Aviation  Trident 2E  Hong Kong  7 dead 
1988 Jan 18  China Southwest Airlines  IL18   Chongqing 108 dead 
1985 Jan 18  China Civil Aviation   AN24  Jinan, Shandong province  38 dead 
1983 Sept 14  China Civil Aviation    Trident 2E  Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region   11 dead 
 1982 Dec 24 China Civil Aviation     IL18  Guangzhou, Guangdong province  25 dead 
1982 April 26  China Civil Aviation      Trident 2E   Yangshuo, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region   112 dead