As it happened: Hunt for flight MH370

Key points

  • A second day of searching the southern Indian Ocean ends without any sightings of objects that could be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
  • Five planes are involved in the search of a vast area 2,350km (1,460 miles) south-west of Perth, Australia.
  • A Norwegian cargo vessel, diverted to the area, scoured the sea through the night using searchlights.
  • Bad weather hampered Thursday's search but conditions improved on Friday.
  • It emerged earlier this week that two objects that could be plane debris were spotted on satellite images, one 24m (78ft) long.
  • The airliner with 239 people on board disappeared on 8 March after leaving Kuala Lumpur bound for Beijing. (All times GMT)

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  • Sarah Fowler 
  • Kerry Alexandra 
  • Penny Spiller 
  • Gary Kitchener 
  • Helier Cheung 
  • Samanthi Dissanayake 
  • Amee Enriquez 

Last updated 21 March 2014

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