Flight MH370: Australia PM vows to continue hunt for missing plane

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Australia’s prime minister said on Monday that the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was “extraordinarily difficult” but would continue as long as possible.

Tony Abbott told reporters in Perth, the base for the search, that although no debris has been found in the southern Indian Ocean that can be linked to the plane, searchers would not be scaling back the hunt.

READ MORE: ‘Intensifying search’ at sea yields no debris linked to missing plane

The first planes from Monday’s hunt were over the search area about 1,850 kilometres (1,150 miles) west of Australia.

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority said 10 planes and 10 ships…

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