Drone Locates Plane That Disappeared in Remote Desert in Africa

Authorities point to severe weather but just how much are planes built to withstand?
2:17 | 07/25/14

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This week, when planes seem to be falling out of the sky, you can see why it was so intense. And a jet vanishing in a remote area of Africa. Look at this, the third plane tragedy in just the last week. Authorities pointing to bad weather. And David Kerley talks about how much planes can stand. This scene was spotted by a French drone. And the remains of the plane disintegrated, crashing in a compact area. So, what do the reports tell us about the crash? It dug deep into the ground. Tight debris field. Most of the airplane intact when it impacted. Reporter: Last contact from the pilots was a request to reroute around the storm. Avoid storms. You don't want to be anywhere close. Reporter: Thunderstorms can be avoided. Red on the radar screen means trouble. The biggest danger of a thunderstorm, you can get tossed around so badly, the pilots can overcontrol the airline. Reporter: Major airports have systems to help planes. What about a lightning hit? Jets are designed so that their skin acts like a channel like an extension cord. Passing off without ever entering the fuselage. A busy couple of weeks for David. Thank you. And now to the middle east. Word of a temporary cease fire, coming just 24 hours after the

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