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June 24th, 2014
08:46 PM ET

Report: MH370 radar data may have been wrong

It's been nearly four months since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, and now, Australia is about to start hunting for the missing jet in a whole new search area.

Australia: Waiting for Malaysians before announcing new MH370 search area

There are also new reports that suggest officials relied on faulty radar data. Officials had said Malaysian radar showed the missing plane dramatically changed altitudes, flying as high as 45,000 feet and dipping as low as 4,000 feet.

That information is apparently dead wrong.

According to the New York Times, the plane remained in controlled flight for hours after it lost contact.

Outfront, CNN aviation analyst Miles O'Brien.

soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. mapportunity

    What is the source of the reappearance on radar shown in your report as the ATSB claim that it is journalistic play and not real.

    July 30, 2014 at 8:17 am | Reply
  2. T.J. Thomas

    Dirty lying radar.

    June 29, 2014 at 6:31 pm | Reply
  3. citizen

    Show me where you hid MH370 on Diego Garcia.

    June 26, 2014 at 4:36 pm | Reply

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