Fox News Host on Missing Plane: ‘It Took Us 2,000 Years to Find Noah’s Ark’ (Video)

Bill Hemmer offers dire assessment on search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:53 AM

The whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 remain a mystery, as wall-to-wall cable news coverage enters its 12th day — however, one anchor suggests it might never be found.

Fox News host Bill Hemmer made the shocking claim on “America’s Newsroom” Wednesday that rescuers’ attempts may be in vain as “it took us 2,000 years to find Noah’s Ark.”

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Hemmer was commenting on new speculation that the lost plane could have ended up in Pakistan or the Indian Ocean.

“So, what, it took us 100 years to find the Titanic?” Hemmer asked aviation attorney Salvatore Lagonia. “It took us 2,000 years to find Noah’s Ark. Do we ever find flight 370?”

Despite Hemmer’s quip, the biblical ship has never been definitively found, though researchers have made educated guesses as to its whereabouts.

Often cited by ark hunters is the Durupinar site in eastern Turkey, where a boat-like formation was found in 1948. However, geologists believe the site is in reality a natural rock formation.

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“Well I think we find Flight 370 much sooner than those two things, thank God!” exclaimed Lagonia. “Until then, I think it’s the greatest reality show in the world.”

Watch Hemmer’s comments below: