A current example of hermeneutics in search for evidence

With Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 having gone missing for already 15 days, the tragic story continues to occupy headlines in world media. A 22 March 2014 article from BBC provides an example, although not explicitly stated, in the hermeneutic process of evidence-based Bayesian statistical research for missing planes: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-26680633. It quite clearly explains two essential aspects of hermeneutics, namely the historicity of understanding and the Vorstruktur in Dasein‘s striving for a picture that can explain a phenomenon, in this case the crash of AF447 into the Atlantic Ocean. Knowledge is not created ex nihilo: it is dependent on its own history, which includes experience