The Italian Interior Ministry was unable to immediately comment on the report.
But more impressive is its safety record: The first fatal crash in its 19-year history only came last July when an Asiana Airlines jet landed short of the runway in San Francisco. Each engine is so massive that a row of at least five coach seats could fit inside it.
By having just two engines, the plane burns through less fuel than four-engine jets, like the Boeing 747, which it has essentially replaced.
Malaysia Airlines has 15 Boeing 777-200ER jets in its fleet of about 100 planes.
His son Peter Funt, who had co-hosted the specials with his father since 1987, became the producer and host.
A 1996 CBS program celebrating the 50th anniversary of the format (dating back to the Candid Microphone days) led to another series of occasional Candid Camera specials, and then to its return as a weekly CBS show with Peter Funt and Suzanne Somers as co-hosts.The show also aired a season in daily syndication (1991-92) with Dom De Luise as host and Eva La Rue as co-host.