Three merchant vessels and two aircraft from Perth will join the search for survivors from a sunken asylum seeker boat off Indonesia.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority says the Indonesian search and rescue authority, BASARNAS, will continue its rescue operation west of Java this morning.
Merchant vessels Frontier Coronet, Voyager Explorer and Pelafigue Tide and two aircraft from Perth will be involved in Friday's search and rescue operation.
More than 90 people are still missing, but 54 have been rescued.The survivors, including three with injuries, are set to be transferred to Merak, a port city on the west coast of Java, for medical attention.
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