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Mystery of missing jet recalls past disappearances

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is the latest example of a very rare event in aviation: a plane that vanishes. With radar, radio traffic and other technology, planes that crash are usually found quickly. But sometimes searches can take days or weeks if the plane disappears over open ocean or remote and rugged land areas. Since the dawn of the jet age in 1958, here are some other notable...

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