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Malaysia Jet Mystery Deepens

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Missing airliner: How do transponders and radar work?

The search for a Malaysian airliner that disappeared on its way to Beijing on Friday is moving to the Indian Ocean.<p>Richard Westcott takes a look at the gadgets used to track aircraft while they are in flight.

Missing Plane Sent Signals to Satellite for Hours: U.S. Official

World<p>A Malaysia Airlines plane sent signals to a satellite for four hours after the aircraft went missing, an indication that it was still flying for hundreds of miles or more, a U.S. official briefed on the search said Thursday.<p>Six days after the plane with 239 people aboard disappeared, Malaysian …

What happened? MH370 and other aviation mysteries

<b>(CNN) —</b> The puzzling disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner last year is not the first time a plane has vanished without a trace.<p>As investigators analyze new debris from an Indian Ocean island to determine whether it's wreckage from the missing MH370, here are nine cases of plane disappearances and …