Massive Setback in Missing Malaysia Airlines Search

New report says Malaysian authorities overlooked crucial satellite data that delayed search efforts.
3:00 | 03/21/14

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all-new smart electric drive. Just $139 a month. Today we learned government officials were handed satellite data analysis that strongly indicated the 26-nation search for the flight was focused in the wrong place. The british satellite company delivering a map demonstrating a need for a major shift in focus. We could draw a plot from north and south where people might want to look for the missing aircraft. Reporter: But according to a new report, days went by before Malaysian authorities acted on that information. Potentially wasting valuable time. It's unbelievable. I mean, it's just such an egregious slip-up in the investigation, I can't believe it. Investigators may have been cautious about the data while facing an overwhelming flood of information, but with only 17 somedays left until the plane's black box will stop sending out location pings, and with family desperate for answers, searchers are now scrambling to recover from a massive setback. And that's going to do it for

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