The search for South African airways flight 295

  title={The search for South African airways flight 295},
  author={M.K. Kutzleb},
  journal={OCEANS '88. 'A Partnership of Marine Interests'. Proceedings},
  • M.K. Kutzleb
  • Published 31 October 1988
  • Business
  • OCEANS '88. 'A Partnership of Marine Interests'. Proceedings
Steadfast Oceaneering, Inc. recently performed a successful search operation for a South African Airways 747 aircraft that had crashed in the Indian Ocean. Using a special deep ocean sonar system, the Steadfast search team located the aircraft in less than 14 hours of sonar search in water depths of over 4400 meters. Steadfast is the prime contractor for search operations for the U.S. Navy's Supervisor of Salvage office. The tiny island of Mauritius served as the base of operations for…