Jeff Wise Is Here to Chat About His Flight MH370 Disappearance Theory

J.K. Trotter · 02/24/15 02:00PM

Anyone obsessed with the disappearance of Flight MH370 knows the name of Jeff Wise, a private pilot and science writer who has frequently appeared on CNN to track new developments in the search for the missing plane. Today he’s here to chat with Gawker readers about his personal theory—detailed in a 95-page Kindle Single and excerpted in New York magazine—for how the passenger jet vanished without a trace on March 8, 2014. It involves bogus flight data, Russian hijackers, and a remote facility in Kazakhstan (among others things).

Chinese Ship Hears "Ping" That May Be Lost Flight 370

Kelly Conaboy · 04/05/14 08:35AM

As the month-long time limit on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's battery powered "ping"-emitting black boxes comes close to an end, a Chinese patrol ship searching the southern Indian Ocean as part of the multinational search effort discovered a pulse signal that may (or may not!) lead them to the missing jet.