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Malaysia says debris found in Mauritius is from missing Flight MH370

Malaysia said on Friday that a piece of plane debris discovered in Mauritius was from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared in March 2014 with 239 passengers and crew on board. The Boeing 777 disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, sparking a two-year search has turned up few leads. Analysis by

Home flight simulator in MH370 captain’s home plotted Indian Ocean course

A home flight simulator owned by the pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was used to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean where the aircraft is believed to have gone missing, the Australian agency in charge of the search said on Thursday. But the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said the presence

Flight MH370: Australia praises Chinese help in lost jet search

 China’s contribution of ships and planes to the Indian Ocean search for the missing Malaysian airliner showed the trust and familiarity that had developed between the Chinese and Australian militaries, Australia’s Defense Chief Gen. David Hurley said on Monday. Hurley and Defense Secretary Dennis Richardson told a Senate committee that relations between the two militaries

MH370: US Navy says too early to dismiss black box-type signals

Senior officer was ‘premature’ in claiming pings probably came from a search ship or pinger locator itself, says US military. A US pinger locator is fitted to the Australian search ship Ocean Shield. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters The United States Navy has backtracked from comments made by a senior officer that it no longer believed four

Australia still confident Missing Flight MH370 in southern Indian Ocean

Australia’s deputy prime minister said officials remained confident a missing Malaysia Airlines jet is somewhere in southern Indian Ocean despite searchers saying wreckage was not on the seabed in the area they had identified. The search was narrowed last month after a series of acoustic pings thought to be from the plane’s black box recorders

Technical Problems Halt Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 Search

 The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 hit a fresh snag on Thursday after it was found the underwater drone at the heart of the operation had been damaged, forcing what could be another lengthy delay. The Australian agency coordinating the search effort, now in its third month, said communications equipment on the Bluefin-21

MH370 Tragedy: Tripartite meeting report to be tabled to cabinet on Wednesday

KUALA LUMPUR: The transport ministry is preparing a joint cabinet paper with the defence and foreign ministries on the outcome of a tripartite ministerial meeting between Malaysia, Australia and China in Australia, to be tabled this Wednesday. Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Tun Hussein said the cabinet paper, among others, would put forward suggestions