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How Will Search And Rescue Work If A Plane Goes Down In The Arctic?

How Will Search And Rescue Work If A Plane Goes Down In The Arctic?

It has been nearly a month since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared from radar, and its ultimate whereabouts remain unclear. The complex international effort of searching for the plane in a remote stretch of the South Indian Ocean raises the question of what would happen if a plane were to…

This GIF Shows How Impossible It Is To Find A Plane In The Pacific

This GIF Shows How Impossible It Is To Find A Plane In The Pacific

The Pacific Ocean is very, very big. Aeroplanes are big too — but, compared to the Pacific Ocean, they are almost comically small. So, as rescuers finish up a week of searching unsuccessfully for Malaysia Air Flight 370, it’s worth taking a second to marvel at what an impossible a…