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French aviation experts to help with plane search

Kuala Lumpur - Three French aviation officials arrived in Kuala Lumpur to help in the operation to find the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared more than a week ago, Malaysia's Transport Ministry said.

"The officials will share their expertise and knowledge based on their experience from the search for Air France Flight 447," said in statement.

Air France flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on June 1,2009, killing all 216 passengers and 12 crew on board.

The ministry added that a total of 26 countries were now helping in the search and rescue operation for flight MH370.

DPA


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