Missing Malaysia Airlines plane: India joins search for MH370

NEW DELHI - Indian Navy ships that are on patrol in the Straits of Melacca are joining in the search and rescue operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, news reports from India said on Wednesday.

The Indian Navy's satellite Rukmini or GSAT-7 has also been activated to pick up any clue that may lead investigators to the missing aircraft, media reports said.

The search operations for the aircraft entered its fifth day on Wednesday.