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March 26th, 2014
05:57 AM ET

More Debris Spotted, But From MH370?

Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency (MRSA) received new satellite images from France that were taken on March 23.

The images showed 122 potential objects in one area of the ocean. Some of the objects were as much as 23 meters in length.

Some appeared bright, possibly indicating solid material. They were located about 2,500 kilometers from Perth.

"This is another new lead that will help direct the search operation," said Acting Minister of Transportation Hishammuddin Bin Hussein on Wednesday.

Officials say they can tell you how Flight 370 ended. It crashed into the Indian Ocean, they'll say, citing complicated math as proof.

They can tell you when it probably happened - on March 8, sometime between 8:11 and 9:15 a.m. (7:11 to 8:15 p.m. ET March 7), handing you a sheet with extraordinarily technical details about satellite communications technology.

What they still can't tell you is why, or precisely where, or show you a piece of the wreckage.

See story as it updates on CNN.com. 

July 9th, 2013
05:52 AM ET

NTSB interviewing 4 pilots from Asiana Airlines jet – Miguel Marquez reports

FROM CNN WIRES:

Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was flying far slower than recommended as it approached San Francisco International Airport just before its crash landing on Saturday, the head of the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday.

The Boeing 777 was traveling at approximately 106 knots (122 mph) upon impact and at about 118 knots (136 mph) 16 seconds before impact at an altitude of about 200 feet; the recommended speed upon approach to the runway threshold is 137 knots (157 mph), Deborah Hersman told reporters.

The onboard systems warned the crew the plane was about to stall four seconds before the crash, she said.

That warning comes in the form of a "stick-shaker," said Arthur Rosenberg, a pilot, engineer and partner with the New York-based law firm Soberman & Rosenberg, which specializes in litigation stemming from plane crashes. "It's basically saying, 'Hey idiot, wake up and do something ... Now!"

READ MORE: Asiana Flight 214 was traveling slower than recommended on landing


Filed under: Aviation • Investigation • Plane
July 8th, 2013
06:01 AM ET

The investigation into Flight 214 – Rene Marsh reports

CNN is covering the latest on Asiana Airlines Flight 214, coming in for a landing at San Francisco International Airport Saturday when something went terribly wrong.

The plane slammed into the runway, killing two and injuring more than 180.

CNN has learned that the pilot in the captain’s seat had only 43 hours of experience flying the Boeing 777. This was his first landing in this plane at San Francisco International, though he had landed other jets at the airport before.

And the crew tried to abort the landing just seconds before the crash. But there may not have been enough time.

CNN’s Rene Marsh is reporting the latest.

Follow along on CNN.com for more on the investigation.

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July 8th, 2013
05:32 AM ET

What went wrong with Asiana Flight 214? – Miguel Marquez reports

CNN is reporting new details about the man who was at the controls of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 when it went down Saturday.

Two were killed in the tragedy and more than 180 injured.

South Korean officials say the pilot had little experience flying a Boeing 777, and had never landed one at this airport before, though he had landed there in other planes several times.

CNN's Miguel Marquez is live At san Francisco International Airport with more about how this seemingly routine flight turned tragic.

Follow along at CNN.com for more details.

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