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Asia / Lost Plane #1112802

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 introduced; Chinese satellite photos and map of the search area shown.

(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Clarissa Ward) New clues in the search for the plane examined; details given about a radar signal over the Malacca Strait, the request for US help in analyzing radar blips and a report from a New Zealand oil rig worker about a plane breaking up off the coast of Vietnam; photos shown of passengers’ relatives in Beijing. [Malaysian OFFICIAL – says there is a possibility that this aircraft made a turn back.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The Chinese satellite photos that may or may not be debris from the plane featured.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The state of the search reviewed; map shown. Live discussion held with Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger about this mystery. [SULLENBERGER – comments on the difficulty of a nighttime water landing; explains the capabilities and limitations of the emergency locator transmitters.]

Pelley, Scott;
Ward, Clarissa;
Orr, Bob

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