Singapore sends C130 aircraft to search for missing MAS aircraft

Singapore has sent a C130 Hercules aircraft to help in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the Republic of Singapore Air Force said in a Facebook post on Saturday afternoon, March 8, 2014. -- PHOTO: FACEBOOK OF THE RSAF
Singapore has sent a C130 Hercules aircraft to help in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the Republic of Singapore Air Force said in a Facebook post on Saturday afternoon, March 8, 2014. -- PHOTO: FACEBOOK OF THE RSAF

Singapore has sent a C130 Hercules aircraft to help in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the Republic of Singapore Air Force said in a Facebook post on Saturday afternoon.

The Boeing 777-200 aircraft, which was bound for Beijing from Kuala Lumpur when it went missing, was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members.

There were no Singaporeans on board.

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