FACT FILE: Planes and ships involved in Malaysia jet search
n this Wednesday, March 26, 2014 photo, Airborne Electronics Analyst Ben Herbert on board a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion, looks out of the window during a search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. A French satellite scanning the Indian Ocean for remnants of the missing jetliner found a possible plane debris field containing 122 objects, a top Malaysian official said Wednesday, calling it "the most credible lead that we have." (AP Photo/Paul Kane, Pool)
The Associated Press
Published Friday, March 28, 2014 2:33AM EDT
Last Updated Friday, March 28, 2014 3:09AM EDT
PERTH, Australia — An intense search for debris from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 has shifted about 1,100 kilometers northeast of the previous search zone in the southern Indian Ocean.
A list of the countries taking part and what they have sent to help the operation overseen by Australia from a military base near the southwestern city of Perth:
Four military P-3 Orion planes; four civilian planes; the navy supply ship HMAS Success.
Two Ilyushin IL-76 planes; the polar supply ship Snow Dragon; the warships Kunlunshan, Haikou and Qiandaohu; the patrol ship Haixun 01.
Two military P-3 Orion planes; a coast guard jet.
One military P-3 Orion plane; one civilian plane.
One military P-8 Poseidon plane.
One military P-3 Orion plane; a C-130 Hercules plane.
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