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Comment: also.. (Score 1) 461

by rcarsey (#46459255) Attached to: The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery

i WILL say that oceanic flights (or flights going over water more than 50 miles or so) should be equipped with a device to send their GPS coordinates via Iridium. that is very cheap to do (they make handheld devices that do this for a few hunded USD).

At least then you'll get the search started in the right area.

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