Bangladesh Navy has not found any sign of the missing Malaysian plane MH 370 during their search operation in the Bay of Bengal and its adjoining areas for the last five days.
Naval Headquarters Director Naval Operation Commodore SM Hakim came up with the information while briefing reporters over their search operation here on Wednesday.
Commodore SM Hakim, however, said the search operation in the maritime boundary of Bangladesh will continue until further notice.
Bangladesh Navy conducted their search operation in about in 87,000 sqkm areas of the maritime boundary in the last five days but did not find any sign or any wreckage of the missing plane till Wednesday, Hakim said.
Two frigates and a two maritime patrol aircraft of Bangladesh Navy started the search operation for the missing plane in the Bay on March 15.
Replying to a question, he said if the Malaysia plane had crashed into the sea then oil and wreckage of the plane would have been found in it. “But, we didn’t find any kind of wreckage during the search operation.”
Director Naval Intelligence Commodore M Rashed Ali also replied to the queries of the reporters at the press briefing.
Assistant Naval Chief Rear Admiral AMMM Aurangzeb Chowdhury was, among others, present on the occasion.
The Malaysia aircraft with 239 people on board dropped off air traffic control screens at about 1:30am on March 8, less than an hour into a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
It is one of the most baffling mysteries in the history of modern aviation as there has been no trace of the plane since nor any sign of wreckage despite a search by navies and military aircraft of over a dozen countries across Southeast Asia.
No sign of missing Malaysian aircraft in BD territories