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Bad weather halts air and sea search for MH370

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The air and sea search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that crashed in the Indian Ocean was suspended Tuesday due to gale force winds, rain and big waves, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said. 

A crewman of an RAAF AP-3C Orion aircraft looks out his observation window whilst searching for the missing Malaysia Airways Flight MH370 over the Indian Ocean on March 24, 2014

"AMSA has undertaken a risk assessment and determined that the current weather conditions would make any air and sea search activities hazardous and pose a risk to crew," it said.

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