Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Australian Pilot Russell Adams is Internet Sensation

An Australian pilot involved in the search for the missing Malaysia Airways plane has become an internet sensation - thanks to his good looks.

Royal Australian Air Force Flt Lt Russell Adams has set hearts aflutter, drawing comments such as "Not to detract from the search effort, but Flight Lieutenant Russell Adams is a hottie."

Russell Adams addresses the waiting media after returning to Pearce Air BaseGetty

Adams, who has been leading the RAAF search over the Indian Ocean, hasn't found any debris, but he has found plenty of fans, male and female. "Captain Russell Adams from the Australian MH370 search team serving up Top Gun realness," said one Twitter comment.

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"In another country, he'd be a model. In Australia, he's just Russell Adams ... pilot," said another.

Royal Australian Air Force pilot, Flight Lieutenant Russell Adams from 10 Squadron, steers his AP-3C Orion over the Southern Indian Ocean during the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370Reuters
Royal Australian Air Force pilot Russell Adams speaks to the press upon his return from a search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 over the Indian OceanReuters
Royal Australian Airforce Flight Lieutenant Russell Adams speaks to the media after returning from a searchGetty

"It's time for Hugh Jackman to step aside because the world has fallen in love with another Aussie hunk," said news.com.au.

Other comments on the dashing Australian pilot's looks include: "I am sorry, but I need to gush. This guy is so so good looking! Let's look for him!"

"Capt. Russell Adams. I think I lost myself. Pls help me search. Myself."

The pilot is surrounded by the mediaGetty
Russell Adams searches for possible MH370 debrisGetty
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