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South Georgia air travelers interested in Malaysia missing jet

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Air passengers traveling through South Georgia say they have been watching the Malaysian airliner mystery closely, and still have questions even after the jet has now been spotted.

Malaysia's prime minister says a new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean.

The news is a major breakthrough in the unprecedented two-week struggle to find out what happened to Flight 370, which disappeared March 8th after takeoff from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers and crew aboard.  Air travelers in Albany say they stil want to know what happened.

Mark Wethey said "Yes, it's weird what happened. It was strange how it happened. Now that they have found it, well at least they know."

David Keiser said "Because it was so mysterious. Because they didn't have a lot of information, and they gained a little bit more each day. So it put it together like a puzzle."

Today, ships are headed to an area of the southern Indian Ocean where floating objects were spotted. They include a vessel that has equipment to detect the plane's black box. Air passengers we talked to said they hope it provides more answers about what really happened to Flight 370.

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