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Update on MH370 Search

23 November 2015

A crew member on the search vessel Fugro Discovery has fallen ill, suffering from severe pain. The vessel has halted search operations in the southern Indian Ocean in order to transport him back to port.

The vessel recovered the towfish on Saturday and is currently en route to Fremantle. The journey will take around six days.

The full-time doctor on Fugro Discovery is attending to the crew member in consultation with onshore medical support.

As we have continued to emphasise, the safety and well-being of the crew is of the highest priority.