AC360 Tuesday 8p

Ferry crew members answered questions about why more life rafts were not deployed. Tonight on AC360, the latest from South Korea on the effort to reach victims.
April 22nd, 2014
10:19 PM ET

This sub may be about to reach ferry victims that divers cannot

Divers are putting their lives at risk to reach the passengers who lost their's on the Sewol Ferry. There are parts of the ship that remain out of reach to divers. That's where remote operated miniature submarines may be able to help. Randi Kaye got an up close look at what they can do.

Anderson discussed the search with Merchant Marine Captain James Staples, Kim Petersen, Governor Emeritus of the Maritime Security Council and retired Navy SEAL Brandon Webb.

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April 22nd, 2014
01:29 AM ET

Boston bombing reunion

One of the survivors of last year's bombing lost a leg in the attack and has had a long road to recovery. Along the way, she was reunited with the stranger who helped her that day. The two now share an unbreakable bond. Randi Kaye catches up with both women to see how this past year has changed them and made them stronger.

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April 21st, 2014
09:47 PM ET

Some Captains go down with the ship, some don't

The captain of the sunken South Korean ferry is facing a string of criminal charges. South Korea's President even compared his actions to murder. How have other captains responded to previous maritime disasters? Randi Kaye takes a closer look.

Anderson discusses the responsibilities sea captains have to their passengers and crews.

April 17th, 2014
09:50 PM ET

Looking for wreckage in an ocean full of garbage

Planes are searching from the air looking for any signs of wreckage from Flight 370. So far plenty of debris has been spotted, but none of it is from the missing plane. The search zone is in area known as one of the world's biggest floating junkyards. Randi Kaye takes a look at the garbage floating in the world's oceans.

Anderson spoke to Air Commodore Kevin McEvoy of the Royal New Zealand Air Force for the latest on air search.

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April 17th, 2014
09:46 PM ET

What is it like to be at the controls of a massive ferry?

The South Korean ferry is nearly than 500 feet long, 72 feet wide and weighs 6,825 tons. What is it like to try to control a ship like that? Randi Kaye visited a ship simulator.

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April 16th, 2014
10:03 PM ET

What if the Flight 370 search zone is completely wrong?

Search officials say they are convinced they are looking in the right area for Flight 370. But, so far, there is no sign of any wreckage from the missing plane. What happens if the search for Flight 370 is off target? Randi Kaye takes a look at what went wrong in the search for billionaire Steve Fossett's plane.

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April 15th, 2014
10:56 PM ET

Will the Flight 370 disappearance lead to new aviation advances?

The FAA announced the completion of a new system for tracking aircraft that relies mainly on satellites and GPS rather than radar. It will be mandatory by the year 2020. If that system had been in place for Flight 370, the job of finding the missing plane would have been much easier. Previous aviation safety advances were the result of past air disasters. Randi Kaye takes a look back.

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April 14th, 2014
10:42 PM ET

Sonar submarine hits a snag on its first search for Flight 370

The first day of the underwater sonar search for Flight 370 came to an early and abrupt end today. The Bluefin-21 unmanned submarine reached an area of the ocean that was deeper than expected. It was forced to return to the surface about ten hours early. Anderson spoke with Captain Mark Matthews who is heading the U.S. Navy's Bluefin operations and he described the search as tactical rather than strategic.

Randi Kaye got an exclusive up close look at the Bluefin-21

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April 11th, 2014
09:26 PM ET

Are black boxes really the key to solving the Flight 370 mystery?

Australia's Prime Minister says he is confident a series of pings is coming from Flight 370's black boxes. If they are in the area where searchers are looking, they could be nearly three miles below the ocean's surface. When and if the black boxes are recovered, there are serious questions about what sort of information will be on them. Randi Kaye takes a look at what investigators were able to learn from the black boxes salvaged in previous air disasters.

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April 10th, 2014
09:15 PM ET

Malaysia's missteps in the Flight 370 search

Malaysian officials now say it was Flight 370's pilot, not the first officer who uttered the final words to air traffic control. It is just the latest piece of information coming from Malaysia that has changed over time. It took weeks for authorities to admit that the final words from the cockpit were not "Alright, good night." These are just two examples of the confusion caused by Malaysian officials. Randi Kaye takes a closer look.

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