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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Search for
Missing Jet Enters New Phase

Wall Street Journal, by Rachel Pannett and Ross Kelly

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Posted By:drive, 4/14/2014 7:47:53 AM

SYDNEY—An unmanned vehicle was due to begin searching the Indian Ocean seabed for wreckage from Malaysia Airlines 3786.KU -2.33% Flight 370 on Monday, as authorities lost hope of detecting any new signals from the missing jet´s black-box flight recorders. Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, who is leading the multinational search, said a series of "ping" signals detected last week by a U.S. Navy black box detector remains the most promising lead in the search for the plane, which disappeared en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur on March 8.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 4/14/2014 8:43:09 AM     (No. 9809944)

The Malaysian airline story has indeed entered a new phase - -

It has set a new world record for the number of front-page stories which have no news content - - and the end is not in sight.

Congratulations to the Malaysian people. It will be a long time - - hopefully - - before this record is topped.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: varkdriver, 4/14/2014 10:08:49 AM     (No. 9810029)

Whatever credibility the Malaysian government might have had has vanished like those poor souls aboard the jet. Another ´news´ story has come out that the co-pilot/FO tried to make a cell phone call somewhere near the island of Penang on the west coast of Malaysia, but it didn´t connect; the Malaysians are denying this.

Let me know when someone finds something. In the meantime, thoughts and prayers for those folks who may never know what happened to their loved ones.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bugboy, 4/14/2014 10:24:53 AM     (No. 9810045)

I hate to be crass but the plane is gone, the people are dead what is the point of all this coverage or whether they ever find the plane?

The parts are scattered who knows where, the bodies (mostly parts) have been consumed. Why the fruitless search? Even if they find the black boxes it will never tell them why someone flew the plane to where ever it ended up. It will only tell them the mechanical perimeters of how the plane was functioning. It will never answer why it happened.

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