Officials are analyzing debris that washed up on a beach in Mozambique to determine if it’s from the missing Malaysian airliner, MH370 that went missing in 2014.
Malaysian officials are investigating whether debris washed up on the shores of Mozambique belongs to the missing MH370 Malaysian Airlines plane that disappeared on March 8th in 2014.
Malaysian Transportation Minister, Liow Tiong Lai .
MALAYSIAN TRANSPORT MINISTER LIOW TIONG LAI,
“…And we have studied the drifting pattern the experts they have already studied it and they actually followed the drifting pattern. It actually landed on Mozambique beach and it actually also following that pattern. But I cant confirm anything now because we need to verify the debris.”
Flight MH370 disappeared with 239 people on board on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014.
A month-long exhaustive search for the plane came up empty.
Australia’s transportation chief Darren Chester echoed what the Malaysian transport minister said and spoke to the uncertainty that remains.
AUSTRALIAN TRANSPORT MINISTER DARREN CHESTER,
Through our collective efforts, we hope to locate the aircraft and give some comfort to the family and friends of those on board and help us understand what happened to flight MH370. Regrettably the aircraft may never be found and we may never know what happened.
The meter-long piece of metal will now be sent to Australia, where Australian and Malaysian officials will examine it.