Transcript for MH370 New Report: Battery of Locator Beacon Was Expired
And new questions this morning in this search for Malaysia airlines flight 370. Victims families have grown more angry after learning what happened to a key piece of evidence. Here's ABC's bob woodruff. Reporter: Alarming new details in the on going search for the airline. Revealing the battery of the locater beacon expired more than a year before the plane went down. A possible reason, it has not been found. In beijing families this weekend demonstrated their growing anger about how the government has handled the search and answered their questions. 12 months ago we all witnessed their pain. It's out of control here. I can't believe this. Malaysian airlines announced all the passengers are dead and ended all rescue operations. This woman still believes her husband is alive and her 2-year-old son keeps asking her when dad will come home. If you could say anything to the officials what would you tell them. Follow your conscience and stop hiding the truth. The search is costed over $100 million but only 40% of the plan has been completed. One of the law firms representing 20 of the families say this maintenance mistake can be significant and Malaysian airlines might have to pay the families much more in composition.
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