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There are growing questions about the ferry crew's actions. The latest on the South Korean ferry disaster live on AC360.
April 18th, 2014
11:27 PM ET

Why did the Captain tell passengers to stay on the sinking ferry?

The captain of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea explained his decision to order passengers to stay on the ship. He is now facing a string of criminal charges. But that is little comfort for the families of hundreds of passengers who did not make it off the ferry. Kyung Lah has the latest from Jindo, South Korea.

Anderson spoke with U.S. Navy Captain Joey Tynch about the American effort to reach the trapped passengers.

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April 17th, 2014
09:32 PM ET

Rescuers battle elements to reach capsized ship's passengers

There are hundreds of divers working to reach passengers trapped inside the capsized South Korean ferry. They are battling rough weather and cold water during 12-hour shifts. There are 276 people who are still missing. Loved ones are praying air pockets inside the ship are keeping them alive. Kyung Lah is in Jindo, South Korea with the latest on the rescue effort.

Only one of the ferry's 46 life boats deployed. This is just one of the troubling questions Anderson discusses with maritime safety consultant James Staples, rescue diver Butch Hendrick and Maritime Security Council Governor Emeritus Kim Petersen.

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April 1st, 2014
09:48 PM ET

Flight 370: New search area and a new submarine joins the search

There is no sign of Flight 370 and there is no sign of the search slowing down. Planes and ships are now looking in a new area of the Indian Ocean closer to the Australian coast. This comes as the transcripts between the plane and air traffic control were just released. Jim Sciutto has the latest.

A nuclear submarine from the UK is joining the Flight 370 search with some powerful new tools. Kyung Lah has more from Australia.

 

 

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March 31st, 2014
09:18 PM ET

Flight 370's final sign-off is not what was originally reported

For weeks, Malaysian authorities reported the final words from Flight 370's co-pilot to air traffic controllers was "All right, goodnight." That is a non-standard sign-off, and it raised serious questions about what may have been happening inside the cockpit. Now officials are revising what was said in the final transmission to "Good night Malaysian three seven zero" which is more routine. Anderson gets the latest developments from Kyung Lah in Australia and Nic Robertson in Kuala Lumpur.

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March 25th, 2014
11:43 PM ET

The search for Flight 370 resumes as families demand more answers

A rough stretch of weather in the southern Indian Ocean cleared. Now planes are taking off and resuming their search for Flight 370. Time is running out to find the plane's black boxes using their locator pings. Some high-tech help just arrived for the crews working to zero in on them. Meanwhile, some Flight 370 families marched through the streets of Beijing voicing their frustration. Anderson discussed the new developments with Kyung Lah in Bullsbrook, Australia and David McKenzie in Beijing.

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March 25th, 2014
12:11 AM ET

Flight 370: Hope for rescue ends, search for plane continues

The families of the 239 people on Flight 370 received the news they were dreading. They were told their loved ones would not be coming home. The news came first by text message and then by Malaysia's Prime Minister. All this as the search for the missing 777 is slowed by rough weather in the southern Indian Ocean. Kyung Lah is in Bullsbrook, Australia with the latest.

March 20th, 2014
11:55 PM ET

Searching for Flight 370 possible debris in an area the size of New Mexico

It's morning in Australia and planes are in the air searching for what might be our first glimpse of Flight 370. They are focusing on objects spotted days ago by satellites. The aircraft were originally designed during the cold war to detect enemy submarine and hostile ships. For this mission they are racing to find any sign of the missing 777. Kyung Lah is in Bullsbrook, Australia with the latest.

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March 19th, 2014
10:30 PM ET

New information on Flight 370's course changes help narrow the search area

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is focusing on a section of the Indian Ocean about 1,600 miles off the Southwest coast of Australia. Investigators say part of the plane's diverted route was preprogrammed to hit two navigational waypoints. All this comes as the FBI examines hard drives from the captain's home flight simulator and tries to recover deleted files. Anderson lays out a timeline of the latest developments.

Kyung Lah is in Kuala Lampur with today's breaking news.

March 18th, 2014
09:41 PM ET

New indication of Flight 370's possible flight path

Thailand's military says their radar tracked an unidentified aircraft flying west. That backs up earlier reports from Malaysia that the plane took a hard left turn. Officials say a maneuver like that would likely require someone in the cockpit to alter the 777's flight computers. Kyung Lah is in Kuala Lampur with the latest.

Anderson discussed all of this with The New York Times' Michael Schmidt, former U.S. Department of Transportation Inspector General Mary Schiavo, and 777 Captain Les Abend.

March 17th, 2014
11:16 PM ET

Investigators search homes of Flight 370 pilots

Investigators in Malaysia have searched the homes of Flight 370's two pilots. Authorities are taking a close look at a flight simulator in the captain's house. But it isn't just the crew that have investigators attention, one passenger is coming under new scrutiny. Kyung Lah is in Kuala Lampur with the latest.

 

 

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