Australian Transport Minister Darren Chester said Wednesday he hoped new technologies, improved data analysis and better equipment would help solve the MH370 mystery.
Investigators with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, the agency leading the hunt for the missing plane, said that bad weather was hampering the final stage of the search.
Flight MH370 Update: Boeing Taking Over Search? Aviation Expert Claims As Underwater Search Nears End
The news comes as the underwater search for the missing Boeing 777-200 — jointly funded by Australia, China and Malaysia — is nearing its end this month.
Flight MH370 Update: Shoes, Handbags Found In Madagascar Belong To Crash Victims, Air Crash Support Group Claims
Australian Federal Police said Monday they had been in contact with a group over its belief it may have found personal items that belonged to crash victims.
Flight MH370 Update: Search Vessel Leaves Australian Port To Re-Examine Ocean Possibly For Final Time
The Dutch-owned search vessel MV Fugro Equator left Australian port Fremantle to conduct a sweep of a 1,864-miles search area southwest of Perth.
Flight MH370 Update: New Debris Found In Madagascar? Relative Of Missing Passenger Finds Possible Plane Debris
Some relatives of those on board the missing plane traveled to Madagascar to search for debris from the plane and also raise awareness.
Relatives of the passengers of the missing jet left for Madagascar to lobby for an extension and said they would take the search into their own hands if needed.
Flight MH370 Update: Sonar Search Finds Oil Barrel, Cable Debris But No Sign Of Missing Plane [PHOTOS]
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released sonar images of the man-made objects that are currently being examined by a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV).
The underwater search for the missing plane in a remote part of the southern Indian Ocean has so for yielded no concrete clues as to the plane's whereabouts.
Voice370, an association of relatives, will seek help from local organizations to search for debris from the missing jet.
Weather conditions are reportedly unsuitable for both Autonomous Underwater Vehicle and Remotely Operated Vehicle operations.
The ATSB, which is leading the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, was “just trying to write a cover story to protect themselves," aviation commentator Byron Bailey said.
Authorities announced in July 2016 that the search for the plane will be suspended if no credible new evidence is found in the current area.
Flight MH370 Update: Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Was Out Of Control And Descending Rapidly, Report Says
The ill-fated Malaysia Airlines plane was in a “high and increasing rate of descent” when it made its last satellite communication, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau said.
Authorities announced in July 2016 that the search for the plane will be suspended if no credible new evidence is found in the current search area.
Authorities confirmed that the piece of a wing flap found on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius in May belonged to the Malaysia Airlines aircraft, which went missing in 2014.
MH370 Latest Theories: Flawed Communications Meant Malaysia Airlines 'Could Not Track' Missing Plane
Aviation journalist Christine Negroni reportedly writes in her new book, “The Crash Detectives,” that the airline knew its communications systems were substandard.
Only one of the two vessels involved in sweeping the Indian Ocean for wreckage was actually out on the water this week.
The latest report comes a day after investigators confirmed that a flap section found off Tanzania belonged to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
The confirmation comes as the search for the missing plane is set to be suspended in December if no concrete clues of the aircraft’s whereabouts are found.
The piece of debris found on Madagascar's east coast will be given to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, the agency leading the search for the missing plane, on Monday.
The documents will be given to 76 next of kin of passengers who initiated civil proceedings to get details about what happened to the jet.
Flight MH370 Update: Families Frustrated Over Inconclusive Probe As Official Says Plane Wreckage Likely Overlooked
With no new credible clues on the plane's whereabouts, authorities have decided to suspend the search operation by December.
Flight MH370 Update: New Debris In Mozambique Sparks Explosion Theory, Contradicts Rogue Pilot Claims
The latest theory comes as Australian authorities near the end of the underwater search operation for the Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing in March 2014.
Flight MH370 Update: Inquiry Into Search Operation Unlikely, Australia Says As Underwater Hunt Nears End
Authorities believe that the multimillion-dollar search for Flight MH370 in a remote part of the southern Indian Ocean will be completed by December.
Blaine Gibson, Neels Kruger and Liam Lotter have, among them, uncovered a dozen suspected pieces of debris from the Boeing 777.
Officials had decided last month to suspend the search for the Boeing 777-200 if no credible clues are found in the current search area.
Flight MH370 Update: Search Vessel Fugro Discovery Pulls Out Of Operation In South Indian Ocean, ATSB Says
The departure of Fugro Discovery leaves Fugro Equator and Dong Hai Jiu 101 to complete the remainder of the search operation.
Several theories surrounding the plane’s disappearance have made the rounds since the aircraft went missing on March 8, 2014.
Flight MH370 Update: Wing Flap Found In Tanzania ‘Highly Likely’ From Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane
Over the last few months, several debris pieces have been found that have been linked to the missing Boeing 777-200.