Debris found on French island ‘unlikely to be from Flight 370’

Published: Wednesday 16th March 2016 by The News Editor

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A piece of debris recently found on an Indian Ocean island where a wing fragment from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had previously washed ashore is unlikely to be from the missing plane, Australian officials say.

The piece was discovered earlier this month on French-governed Reunion Island by Johnny Begue.

He had found a wing part on Reunion in July that came from Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said French authorities examining the latest piece have determined that it is unlikely to be from the missing Boeing 777.

The wing fragment found in July remains the only confirmed debris from Flight 370. Two other pieces that washed ashore in Mozambique have yet to be examined by investigators.

Published: Wednesday 16th March 2016 by The News Editor

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