March 20th, 2014
12:58 PM ET

Witnesses claim to have 'spotted' missing plane

Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, the search continues to come up empty.
However, some people not directly linked to the investigation, claim they've actually spotted the plane.

CNN Jeanne Moos takes a look at all of the possible sightings.

soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. JCFinley1

    This is just another bit of Stupid. Please remove this thread from your coverage. Your coverage is almost as bad as the coverage of the Malaysia Administration. And it is as bad as your coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombing. There is more than enough items to cover in a day in this nation. Our country needs better service from a news organization.

    April 17, 2014 at 7:20 am | Reply
  2. buggo

    Can CNN get rid of the stupid picture of an airplane with the fraudulent headline "Is this the plane?" Why not just draw some pictures of debris to deceive the reader into thinking you have some real news?

    April 1, 2014 at 11:51 pm | Reply
  3. KathiMR

    So what about those fishermen that reported seeing a plane at the beginning of the segment? I didn't hear that it said just exactly where they were or that their account had been discounted.

    & the one where someone thought it was a plane in the jungle but they said they thought it was a plane in flight, did anyone check it out to make sure?

    I never really heard by they seem to be totally focusing on the large ocean & don't seem to be looking at the Northern arc. Unless they still are secretly.

    I'm guessing that whatever happens Malaysian Airlines is losing business & lots of credibility w their seeming inept handling of things. Why weren't they aware at the time when it turned & when it didn't check in as expected w I believe Viet Nam air traffic controllers? I would think they should have been monitoring the progress, even though there aren't so many populated areas along the route.

    I don't recall hearing any explanation for why there was a lag in time from last check in, to realizing there was a problem. Don't they make sure the plane checks in as expected? Isn't there any kind of real time feedback to the airline or home country?

    I would think that air traffic control along the route would have been expecting them to check in & when they didn't, that they would have alerted someone.

    Hard to imagine what the families are going through & especially w the lame way that Malaysia seems to be handling things.

    March 31, 2014 at 9:57 pm | Reply
  4. Bob Stakenborghs

    One big problem with the theory that the first turn was toward the closest autport is that the closest airpott is not the one near the waypoint. The closest airport was the sultan Mahmoud airport with an 11000 foot runway and a clear approach from the coast nearest the last point of contact. In fact the runway faces the last known location directly while the other airport is across the Malay peninsula and requires a circle route or a hard right hand turn to hit the runway from the last known location. The Sultan Mahmoud airport is only about 55 nautical mikes from the last known location so the airport near the waypoint theory needs to explain why that airport and not Sultan Mahmoud.

    March 20, 2014 at 8:06 pm | Reply
  5. liam martin

    hi could you ask your guests if they could include a second plane to be sacrificed in a hijacking and capture of flight 370 situation

    March 20, 2014 at 3:05 pm | Reply

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