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I would have thought the payload would tell them exactly where it is via GPS and satellite communication. Why did they resort to an expensive and ineffective surveillance plane?
partially due to communications blackout period typical of reentering SC.

That would delay the communication by a few minutes, but why couldn't it report in after it hit the water?


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