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Final Report On MH370 Says Failure To Locate Airliner Is 'Almost Inconceivable'

The report on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which vanished in 2014, found that a flight simulator at the pilot's home contained a route similar to the one investigators think the missing plane took.
Flight Officer Jack Chen uses binoculars at an observers window on a Royal Australian Air Force P-3 Orion during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean in March 2014. / Shutterstock.com

A final report on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 says the fate of the vanished aircraft may never be known, despite years of searching and more than $150 million in costs.

The , which includes hundreds of pages of technical appendices, contains new details about the search. Perhaps most significantly,

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