Newly Discovered Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Debris Could Reveal Crucial Crash Details
Last week, a battered piece of a wing from a Boeing 707 was found on the beaches of Reunion, a tiny French island in the Indian Ocean. Because there is only one Boeing 707 to ever have been lost at sea, it wasn’t long before authorities discovered that this wing belonged to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which vanished 18 months ago, along with the 239 people on board.
Experts from several organizations are set to analyze the debris on Wednesday in France in hopes of finding clues as to how and why the plane disappeared. For example, we may now know whether the plane crashed into the sea or was first blown apart in mid-air, as some have theorized.
As the analysis of the debris gets underway, authorities on Reunion and a number of surrounding islands are broadening their search in order to find more debris–and some clue as to what happened to Flight 370. Delve into the search at CNN.
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