Bad Weather Again Hampers Plane Search

These planes are again standing idle and aircrew are returning to the small airbase in western Australia. They should have been searching for the missing Malaysia airlines jet, which disappeared nearly three weeks ago. But instead the operation was cancelled because of bad weather over the southern Indian Ocean. Search planes that did make it to the remote zone faced zero visibility and are heading back. They could not confirm that new satellite data on Wednesday revealed a field of debris.

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