Photos | Another week of searching for missing flight MH370

The search continued this week for missing flight MH370 as news the aircraft may have gone down off the coast of Perth surfaced.

A Sea Hawk helicopter from Royal Australia Air Force C-17 is helping with the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Photo: AP

A Sea Hawk helicopter from Royal Australia Air Force C-17 is helping with the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Photo: AP

Representatives from Ribbeck Law Chartered listen to a question from the reporters during a press conference on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ribbeck Law Chartered, The largest aviaton law in the world announced that the families of the passengers Malaysian Airliner MH370 have initiated a multimillion dollar ligitation process against the Boeing Company and Malaysia Airlines. Picture: Getty

Representatives from Ribbeck Law Chartered listen to a question from the reporters during a press conference on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ribbeck Law Chartered, The largest aviaton law in the world announced that the families of the passengers Malaysian Airliner MH370 have initiated a multimillion dollar ligitation process against the Boeing Company and Malaysia Airlines. Picture: Getty

Flowers and a memorial for the missing passengers of flight MH370 are attached to the perimeter fence of RAAF Pearce Airbase on March 26, 2014 in Bullsbrook, 35km north of Perth, Australia. Picture: Getty

Flowers and a memorial for the missing passengers of flight MH370 are attached to the perimeter fence of RAAF Pearce Airbase on March 26, 2014 in Bullsbrook, 35km north of Perth, Australia. Picture: Getty

A Chinese Ilyushin 76 aircraft is towed past a second, at Perth International Airport after returning from the search for debris or wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 26, 2014 in Perth, Australia. Picture: Getty

A Chinese Ilyushin 76 aircraft is towed past a second, at Perth International Airport after returning from the search for debris or wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 26, 2014 in Perth, Australia. Picture: Getty

Chinese relatives of the flight MH370 sitting on the bus waiting to go to Malaysia embassy in protest on March 25, 2014 in Beijing, China. Hundreds of protesters, including many relatives of missing flight MH370 passengers, marched on the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing demanding answers from Malaysian authorities about the fate of the flight. Picture: Getty

Chinese relatives of the flight MH370 sitting on the bus waiting to go to Malaysia embassy in protest on March 25, 2014 in Beijing, China. Hundreds of protesters, including many relatives of missing flight MH370 passengers, marched on the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing demanding answers from Malaysian authorities about the fate of the flight. Picture: Getty

A relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 answers media questions at the Lido Hotel outside the Malaysia embassy on March 25, 2014 in Beijing, China. Picture: Getty

A relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 answers media questions at the Lido Hotel outside the Malaysia embassy on March 25, 2014 in Beijing, China. Picture: Getty

Chinese relatives of the flight MH370 gesture in protest as they sit on the bus waiting to go to the Malaysian embassy on March 25, 2014 in Beijing, China. Hundreds of protesters, including many relatives of missing flight MH370 passengers, marched on the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing demanding answers from Malaysian authorities about the fate of the flight. Picture: Getty

Chinese relatives of the flight MH370 gesture in protest as they sit on the bus waiting to go to the Malaysian embassy on March 25, 2014 in Beijing, China. Hundreds of protesters, including many relatives of missing flight MH370 passengers, marched on the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing demanding answers from Malaysian authorities about the fate of the flight. Picture: Getty

Chinese relatives of the flight MH370 gesture in protest as they sit on the bus waiting to go to the Malaysian embassy on March 25, 2014 in Beijing, China. Hundreds of protesters, including many relatives of missing flight MH370 passengers, marched on the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing demanding answers from Malaysian authorities about the fate of the flight. Picture: Getty

Chinese relatives of the flight MH370 gesture in protest as they sit on the bus waiting to go to the Malaysian embassy on March 25, 2014 in Beijing, China. Hundreds of protesters, including many relatives of missing flight MH370 passengers, marched on the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing demanding answers from Malaysian authorities about the fate of the flight. Picture: Getty

Laureus Chairman Edwin Moses speaks in rememberance of the 239 people killed in the flight MH370 tragedy during the Laureus All Stars Unity Cup ahead of the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at Royal Selangor Club on March 25, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Picture: Getty

Laureus Chairman Edwin Moses speaks in rememberance of the 239 people killed in the flight MH370 tragedy during the Laureus All Stars Unity Cup ahead of the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at Royal Selangor Club on March 25, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Picture: Getty

Chinese relatives of the passenger from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 clash with Chinese police outside the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing, China. Picture: Getty

Chinese relatives of the passenger from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 clash with Chinese police outside the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing, China. Picture: Getty

A plain clothed policeman directs grieving Chinese relatives of passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 outside the Malaysian embassy in Beijing, China. Picture: Getty

A plain clothed policeman directs grieving Chinese relatives of passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 outside the Malaysian embassy in Beijing, China. Picture: Getty

A family member of aviation engineer Mohamad Khairul Amri who was on flight MH370 reflects upon hearing the news on March 25, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia that satellite data showed flight MH370 crashed into the Southern Indian Ocean, with no survivors. Picture: Getty

A family member of aviation engineer Mohamad Khairul Amri who was on flight MH370 reflects upon hearing the news on March 25, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia that satellite data showed flight MH370 crashed into the Southern Indian Ocean, with no survivors. Picture: Getty

Prayer beads and a handphone owned by a family member of MH370 victim, sits on top of a front page of Kuala Lumpur local newspaper, The Star on March 25. Picture: Getty

Prayer beads and a handphone owned by a family member of MH370 victim, sits on top of a front page of Kuala Lumpur local newspaper, The Star on March 25. Picture: Getty

Malaysian Airlines CEO, Ahmad Jauhari Yahya and Malaysian Airlines Chairman Md Nor Yusof listen to a question from the floor during the first official press conference held by Malaysian Airlines on March 25. Picture: Getty

Malaysian Airlines CEO, Ahmad Jauhari Yahya and Malaysian Airlines Chairman Md Nor Yusof listen to a question from the floor during the first official press conference held by Malaysian Airlines on March 25. Picture: Getty

 An RAAF ground crew member replaces engine covers on a P3 Orion aircraft at RAAF Base Pearce on March 25, 2014 in Perth, Australia, as the search remains delayed because of bad weather in the search area. Picture: Getty

An RAAF ground crew member replaces engine covers on a P3 Orion aircraft at RAAF Base Pearce on March 25, 2014 in Perth, Australia, as the search remains delayed because of bad weather in the search area. Picture: Getty

An RAAF ground crew member looks on as a P3 Orion aircraft is serviced at RAAF Base Pearce on March 25, 2014 in Perth, Australia after the Australian Maritime Safety Authority suspended the air and sea search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 due to poor weather conditions in the search area. Picture: Getty

An RAAF ground crew member looks on as a P3 Orion aircraft is serviced at RAAF Base Pearce on March 25, 2014 in Perth, Australia after the Australian Maritime Safety Authority suspended the air and sea search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 due to poor weather conditions in the search area. Picture: Getty

A family member of a passenger from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 reacts at Lido Hotel on March 24, 2014 in Beijing, China, following Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's announcement that a fresh analysis of satellite data concluded the missing flight MH370's final position was in the southern Indian Ocean.

A family member of a passenger from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 reacts at Lido Hotel on March 24, 2014 in Beijing, China, following Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's announcement that a fresh analysis of satellite data concluded the missing flight MH370's final position was in the southern Indian Ocean.

A ground controller guides a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion on the tarmac upon its return from a search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 over the Indian Ocean, at RAAF Base Pearce north of Perth, March 24, 2014 in Bullsbrook, Australia. Picture: Getty

A ground controller guides a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion on the tarmac upon its return from a search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 over the Indian Ocean, at RAAF Base Pearce north of Perth, March 24, 2014 in Bullsbrook, Australia. Picture: Getty

Flt Lieutenant Josh Williams at the controls of a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion from RAAF base Pearce on assignment to Southern Indian Ocean to commence a search for possible debris from the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 24. Picture: Getty

Flt Lieutenant Josh Williams at the controls of a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion from RAAF base Pearce on assignment to Southern Indian Ocean to commence a search for possible debris from the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 24. Picture: Getty

Aircrew look out of a window of a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion from RAAF base Pearce on assignment to Southern Indian Ocean as the search for the missing Malaysian airliner begins off the coast of Perth.

Aircrew look out of a window of a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion from RAAF base Pearce on assignment to Southern Indian Ocean as the search for the missing Malaysian airliner begins off the coast of Perth.

Flt Lieutrnant Adam Francki and Warrant Officer Brenton Bell in the cockpit of a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion from RAAF base Pearce on assignment to Southern Indian Ocean to commence a search for possible debris from the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 24. Picture: Getty

Flt Lieutrnant Adam Francki and Warrant Officer Brenton Bell in the cockpit of a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion from RAAF base Pearce on assignment to Southern Indian Ocean to commence a search for possible debris from the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 24. Picture: Getty

Aircrew look out of a window of a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion from RAAF base Pearce on assignment to Southern Indian Ocean. Picture: Getty

Aircrew look out of a window of a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion from RAAF base Pearce on assignment to Southern Indian Ocean. Picture: Getty

Japan's Disaster Relief Team Leader Masahiko Kobayashi prior the departure of a Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force Lockheed P-3C Orion from the RAAF base Pearce to commence a search for possible debris from the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 24. Picture: Getty

Japan's Disaster Relief Team Leader Masahiko Kobayashi prior the departure of a Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force Lockheed P-3C Orion from the RAAF base Pearce to commence a search for possible debris from the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 24. Picture: Getty

embers of Japan's disaster relief team wave off a Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force Lockheed P-3C Orion aircraft as it takes off from the RAAF base Pearce to commence a search for possible debris from the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 24. Picture: Getty

embers of Japan's disaster relief team wave off a Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force Lockheed P-3C Orion aircraft as it takes off from the RAAF base Pearce to commence a search for possible debris from the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 24. Picture: Getty

 A Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force member inspects a P-3 Orion prior to departure from the RAAF base Pearce to commence a search for possible debris on March 24. Picture: Getty

A Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force member inspects a P-3 Orion prior to departure from the RAAF base Pearce to commence a search for possible debris on March 24. Picture: Getty

A family member of a passenger from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 shows her emotion at Lido Hotel on March 24, 2014 in Beijing, China as French authorities reported a satellite sighting of objects in the southern Indian Ocean where China and Australia also reported sighting potential debris from missing flight MH370. Picture: Getty

A family member of a passenger from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 shows her emotion at Lido Hotel on March 24, 2014 in Beijing, China as French authorities reported a satellite sighting of objects in the southern Indian Ocean where China and Australia also reported sighting potential debris from missing flight MH370. Picture: Getty

John Young, of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, announces a new search area for MH370. Photo: Andrew Meares

John Young, of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, announces a new search area for MH370. Photo: Andrew Meares

A Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion returns to RAAF Base Pearce after continuing the search for debris or wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 26 off the coast of Perth. Picture: Getty

A Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion returns to RAAF Base Pearce after continuing the search for debris or wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 26 off the coast of Perth. Picture: Getty

Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orions sit on the tarmc on March 26 after arriving back at RAAF Base Pearce after continuing the search for debris or wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 26, 2014 in Perth, Australia. Picture: Getty

Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orions sit on the tarmc on March 26 after arriving back at RAAF Base Pearce after continuing the search for debris or wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 26, 2014 in Perth, Australia. Picture: Getty

The week began with an electronic billboard displaying a message relating to missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 23, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Picture: Getty

The week began with an electronic billboard displaying a message relating to missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 23, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Picture: Getty

In a day of significant developments in the search for the lost flight, the Malaysian government announced it won't establish an inquiry until the black box - or flight recorder - is found, something that could take years, if it is even discovered at all.

Australia is set to lead the probe into the missing flight. 

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