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Thailand Gives Radar Data 10 Days After Plane Lost

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Thailand's military says its radar detected a plane that may have been Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 just minutes after the missing jetliner's communications went down, and that it didn't share the information earlier because it wasn't specifically asked for it.
 
Thai air force spokesman Montol Suchookorn said Tuesday the plane followed a twisting flight path to the Strait of Malacca, which is where Malaysian radar tracked Flight 370 early March 8. But Montol said the Thai military wasn't sure whether it detected the same plane.
 
Asked why it took so long to release the information, Montol said, "Because we did not pay any attention to it." He said the plane never entered Thai airspace and that Malaysia's initial request for information was not specific.

Meanwhile, China's news agency says no links to terror have been established among the 154 Chinese nationals aboard the missing Malaysian Airlines jet that took off from Kuala Lumpur on March 8. 
 
The flight was supposed to travel to Beijing. The Xinhua news agency also reports that the search for the plane now extends to Chinese territory.    (AP)

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