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Texas news station gets missing plane search graphic epically wrong
Not helping, Texas. Not helping.

TEXAS NEWS station KXAN, based in Austin, has been covering the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

As the focus of the hunt moved to waters off Australia last week, they illustrated the situation for readers with a graphic.

The graphic had… a few problems.

Chris Ledden Chris Ledden

Yes, that’s Perth relocated to Tasmania, 4,000km away. And the “Seach Area” is on the left there. Hey, everything’s upside down in Australia right?

The photo was taken by Brad Craig and tweeted by Chris Ledden,

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