(From AFP)

Authorities hunting for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said Friday that they were “increasingly confident” the wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island was from the ill-fated jet, raising hopes of solving one of aviation’s great mysteries.

A man fishes from the shore as a French Police helicopter flies as part of a search for debris in Saint-Andre de la Reunion on July 30
A  French Police helicopter flies at low altitude in the east part of the French Indian Ocean Island of La Reunion on July 30

The two-metre long piece of wreckage is to be sent to France for analysis, with hopes high that it could turn out to be the first tangible proof the plane went down in the Indian Ocean.

Investigators are hoping they will be able to move closer to solving the perplexing mystery swirling around the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, which vanished without a trace 16 months ago with 239 people aboard.  Read More 

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