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MH370: Planes and ships involved in search

Perth, Australia -

An intense search is under way in the southern Indian Ocean for signs of debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that went missing on March 8.

Two Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft used in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 are seen on the tarmac of Perth International Airport, on March 26, 2014. Picture: Greg Wood. Credit: Reuters

Here is a list of the countries taking part and what they have sent to help the search overseen by Australia from a military base near the south-western city of Perth:

AUSTRALIA

Four military P-3 Orion planes; four civilian planes; the navy supply ship HMAS Success.

CHINA

Two Ilyushin IL-76 planes; the polar supply ship Snow Dragon; the warships Kunlunshan, Haikou and Qiandaohu.

JAPAN

Two military P-3 Orion planes.

NEW ZEALAND

One military P-3 Orion plane; one civilian plane.

UNITED STATES

One military P-8 Poseidon plane.

SOUTH KOREA

One military P-3 Orion plane. - Sapa-AP

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