The RSAF's Fokker-50 Maritime Patrol Aircraft on Friday took off from Changi Airbase West and headed for the Strait of Malacca with six officers on board.
SINGAPORE: Singapore deployed one more aircraft on Friday to help with the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
The RSAF's Fokker-50 Maritime Patrol Aircraft took off from Changi Airbase West and headed for the Strait of Malacca with six officers on board.
Singapore has previously activated six types of military units, including helicopters, planes and vessels.
In a Facebook post on Friday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said it is disturbing that the plane is still missing after a week.
He said he wrote to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday to express solidarity and offer support.
Separately, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said: "Singapore is not giving up. As part of our international efforts, I can say that our servicemen from the SAF are actively looking for the missing plane, whether it's in the air, on the water or underwater.
"All our efforts now must be on behalf of families of passengers of the missing airplane."