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March 13th, 2014
05:20 PM ET

Former NTSB official weighs in on news that Malaysian plane may have flown long after last contact

(CNN) – New information, U.S. officials tell CNN, indicates missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could have flown for several hours beyond the last transponder reading.
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March 13th, 2014
04:35 PM ET

Officials: Malaysian plane may have flown long after last contact

(CNN) - It's a mystery that authorities still haven't been able to solve: Where is Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

There were still more questions than answers Thursday as U.S. officials said investigators might start combing the Indian Ocean in their search for the missing aircraft.

Why would authorities expand their search rather than narrowing it?

New information, U.S. officials told CNN, indicates the missing airplane could have flown for several hours beyond the last transponder reading.

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