Mauritius and South Africa debris 'almost certainly' from missing MH370



    Mauritius and South Africa debris 'almost certainly' from missing MH370

    May 12, Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian and Australian officials say two pieces of aircraft debris found on beaches in Mauritius and South Africa almost certainly came from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. 

    It is the latest development in efforts to solve the mystery of the aircraft, which went missing in March 2014. The plane, flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, had 239 people on board when it vanished, reports said.

    It is presumed to have crashed into the sea after veering off course. Three ships are searching a 120,000 sq km area of the southern Indian Ocean but have so far found no trace of the plane. Five pieces of debris have been confirmed as definitely or probably from the plane.

    Each was found thousands of miles from the search zone, though within the area models of ocean currents have indicated debris could wash up, according to media reports.

    The Oslo Times

     
     

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