A person views a fleet of Malaysia Airline planes on the tarmac of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia on Jan. 29, 2015. AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

(Bloomberg) — Paul Kennedy couldn’t believe what his sonar showed him March 7: what looked like a debris field on the floor of the Indian Ocean. It’s Flight 370, he thought — the Malaysia Airlines plane that had vanished 364 days earlier.

A camera was raced down to confirm that the aircraft’s wreckage had been found. Satellite Internet on the search vessels was cut off to prevent the news from leaking.

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