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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 20, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The discovery of 2 objects that may be wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 reported; photos shown.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The search for the lost plane in the Indian Ocean updated; map shown. [Australian Prime Minister Tony ABBOT†, former NTSB investigator Greg FEITH†- comment on the objects in the water.] [Malaysian Transport Minister Hishammuddin HUSSEIN†- says every lead is a hope.] [NBC’s Al ROKER – comments on the weather in the area.] [Passenger Philip Wood’s mother Sondra WOOD†- says we’re not going to believe anything until we get it from an official.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Perth, Australia: Rebecca O’Donovan) The search efforts out of Australia and the challenges of the operation reviewed.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Studio: Robert Hager) The urgency to locate the plane’s black boxes before their emergency beacons go silent featured; animation shown; details given about the information logged by the flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder and how they emit pings for 30 days. [Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Bill WALDOCK†- says it’s essential that we find the flight recorders.]

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom;
O’Donovan, Rebecca;
Hager, Robert

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