Sydney: According to Australian authorities have claimed that part of missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 was found in Tanzania today.
A wing party was found of the aircraft which was believed to be of missing MH370 flight that disappeared on 8 March 2014 while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia, to Beijing Capital International Airport in China.
An Australian official was quoted saying in a statement, that specialist will carry on to “assess what information can be determined” through it is “almost certainly” from the Boeing 777.
The official further added that the piece which was found was not enough to expand the search as its location was consistent with drift modeling affirming the current search area in the southern Indian Ocean.
Malaysia, China and Australia have confirmed the current search will be suspended once the remaining 10,000 sq km was combed, unless credible new evidence emerges of the plane’s crash site.
Chester said, “We remain hopeful that the aircraft will be located in the remaining search area.”
The aircraft, a Boeing 777-200ER, was carrying 12 Malaysian crew members and 227 passengers from 15 nations.