KUALA LUMPUR: THE MH370 plane is feared crash at sea about 100 nautical miles east of Kota Baru, Kelantan.
Sources told the New Straits Times that assets from the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, Royal Malaysian Navy and Royal Malaysian Air Force have been deployed to the area for a search and rescue mission this morning.
“After receiving information from the Department of Civil Aviation, the MMEA and Navy have deployed four vessels to the location.
“It was presumed that the flight might be somewhere 100 nautical miles east of Kota Baru and 120 nautical miles southern of Vietnam’s tip,” said a source.
It was learnt that the MMEA deployed their KM Langkawi, KM Segantang and KM Amanah together with an amphibious aircraft, while the RMN have sent their KD Pahang for the mission.
Several other helicopters belong to the MMEA and the Air Force have also been put on standby, and would be deployed to Kelantan and Terengganu later today.