Dispatch of Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Team (Japan Coast Guard) in Response to the Disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines Plane

March 13, 2014

  1. 1. On Wednesday, March 13, at 7:00 am, one Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft departed for Subang Airport, Malaysia to form part of the Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Team in response to the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane.

    2. The Team will start rescue operations in earliest possible time after arrival.

(* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)