Satellites To Binoculars Used In Flight 370 Search

From satellites to binoculars, the hardware being used in the search for the missing Malaysian plane off Australia's west coast ranges from the sophisticated to the simple. Here's a look at some of the equipment being used in the search for Flight 370, which went missing on March 8.

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    04/19/2018 - 3:38 am | View Link
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    04/13/2018 - 8:53 am | View Link
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