Malaysia Airliner Search Challenged by Deep Waters

Deep waters in the Indian Ocean have been hampering the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

The autonomous underwater vehicle "Bluefin 21", which was submerged into the search area on Monday to scan the waterbed, had to be pulled out prematurely as it is designed for depths of up to 4,500 meters, CBC News reported.

New Lead on Missing Malaysia Airliner

Search efforts for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been shifted from the previous area where the plane was believed to have gone down.

The new search area is approximately 1,680 km west of Australia's coast city Perth, which is 1,100 km north-east of the previous zone in the southern Indian Ocean where operations were conducted, the BBC revealed.

Malaysia Airliner Search Resumes

The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean has resumed, after weather conditions improved.

On Monday, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak revealed that based on the latest data, it can be concluded the plane went down in the Indian Ocean, some 2,500 km off the Australian coast of Perth.