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Thai Navy dispatches patrol vessel, helicopter, patrol plane to join international search for missing plane

Navy Commander-in-Chief Adm Narong Pipattanasai has dispatched H.T.M.S Pattani patrol vessel from Phang Nga to help search for the missing plane of Malaysian Airlines.

The vessel joined the search near the Strait of Malacca.

The operation was backed up with a helicopter and a patrol plane.

Navy secretary Rear Adm Kan Deeubol said the Thai Navy helped search near the Andaman side as the other side of the strait has already been searched by Vietnamese and Singapore navies.

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