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In pictures: Search for Malaysia plane

  • 10 March 2014
  • From the section Asia

The search continues for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which vanished on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to China's capital, Beijing, on Saturday.

A U.S. Navy helicopter lands aboard Destroyer USS Pinckney during a crew swap before returning to a search and rescue mission for the missing Malaysian airlines flight MH370 in the Gulf of Thailand, Sunday, March 9, 2014
The US Navy destroyer USS Pinckney has joined the search
Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Director General Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman looks on during a news conference at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang 10 March
The Malaysian civil aviation chief Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman has been updating relatives and the world's press at Kuala Lumpur airport.
Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik applies the final touches to a sand art sculpture on a beach in Puri, in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, 9 March
Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik has created a sand-art sculpture on a beach in Puri in eastern India.
View of possible oil slick about 100 nautical miles (185 km) from Tok Bali Beach in Malaysia,s Kelantan state, 9 March
Spotter planes are continuing the search for the aircraft and some have seen what may be oil slicks - but they have not been confirmed and no wreckage has been found
Relatives of victims from the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane leave after applying for their Chinese passports to be ready for travel to Kuala Lumpur to be closer to the rescue operations, in Beijing on March 10, 2014.
Chinese relatives of the missing passengers have been applying for their passports to be ready to travel to Malaysia to be closer to rescue operations.
Rescue workers from a Buddhist organisation pray during multi-religion mass prayers for the passengers of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, 9 March
Rescue workers from a Buddhist organisation held prayers at Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Chinese navy's Jinggangshan in Zhanjiang, 9 March
More ships are joining the search, including the Chinese navy's Jinggangshan
Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency vessel, 9 March
Vessels already engaged include patrols of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency
Media in Beijing, 9 March
The media frenzy in Beijing angered some of the relatives
Family members of passengers at a hotel in Putrajaya, Malaysia, 9 March
The anxious wait also goes on in Malaysia, where some relatives are staying in hotels

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