30 Jul '15, 10am

Currents consistent with French island debris being from #MH370: Experts

SYDNEY/NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Vast, rotating currents sweeping the southern Indian Ocean could have deposited wreckage from a missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet near Africa, thousands of kilometres from where it is thought to have crashed, oceanographers said on Thursday. French authorities are studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island, off the east coast of Madagascar, to determine whether it came from Flight MH370, which disappeared without a trace 16 months ago with 239 passengers and crew on board. If confirmed to be part of the missing Boeing 777, experts will try to model its drift to retrace where the debris could have come from, although they cautioned it was unlikely to help in narrowing down the plane's final resting place beyond the vast swathe of ocean off Australia that has been the focus of the search for months. "This wreckage has been in t...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/world/currents-consistent-wit...

Tweets

Location of debris in Indian Ocean consistent with #MH370 modelling: Australia

Location of debris in Indian Ocean consistent w...

straitstimes.com 30 Jul '15, 3am

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Australia said the location of a piece of wreckage found on La Reunion Island...

Analysis of debris that could be from Malaysia ...

straitstimes.com 31 Jul '15, 7am

SYDNEY (AFP) - Authorities hunting for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said on Friday that they were “increasingly confiden...

#Malaysia sends team to see if Reunion Island d...

straitstimes.com 29 Jul '15, 11pm

UNITED NATIONS (REUTERS) - Malaysia said on Wednesday it has sent a team to Reunion Island off the east coast of Africa to...

Number stamped on aircraft debris should help I...

straitstimes.com 30 Jul '15, 7am

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - A number stamped on a piece of aircraft debris found on La Reunion Island could help quickly identify w...

JUST IN: Plane debris 'very likely' from a Boei...

straitstimes.com 30 Jul '15, 10am

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday that plane debris that washed up on Reunio...

Premature to link Reunion Island debris to #MH370 says @MAS

Premature to link Reunion Island debris to #MH3...

todayonline.com 30 Jul '15, 1am

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia Airlines (MAS) today (July 30) urged against early conclusions that a piece of plane debris discov...

PM Najib 'admitted' to funds flow, claims ex-DP...

straitstimes.com 29 Jul '15, 11pm

UNITED NATIONS (REUTERS) - Malaysia said on Wednesday it has sent a team to Reunion Island off the east coast of Africa to...

More suspected MH370 wreckage found on Reunion ...

channelnewsasia.com 02 Aug '15, 10am

SAINT-ANDRÉ, France: A fevered hunt for more wreckage from missing flight MH370 on La Reunion island turned up no new clue...

#MH370 - What we know and what we don't

#MH370 - What we know and what we don't

straitstimes.com 05 Aug '15, 6pm

Scientists have also pointed to the barnacles attached to the flaperon, saying these could give an idea of how long the pi...

New debris on La Reunion Island not linked to #MH370, say authorities.

New debris on La Reunion Island not linked to #...

straitstimes.com 02 Aug '15, 2pm

SAINT-ANDRÉ, France (AFP) - A fevered hunt for more wreckage from missing flight MH370 on La Reunion island turned up no n...

#MH370 relatives' emotional rollercoaster after wreckage link

#MH370 relatives' emotional rollercoaster after...

straitstimes.com 30 Jul '15, 6am

SYDNEY (AFP) - Relatives of passengers and crew on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 spoke of their emotional turmoil and agon...

#Malaysia says almost certain debris found is from a Boeing 777 aircraft

#Malaysia says almost certain debris found is f...

straitstimes.com 30 Jul '15, 6am

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia's deputy transport minister said on Thursday that it was "almost certain" that the debri...

JUST IN: Wreckage arrives in Paris for investig...

straitstimes.com 01 Aug '15, 4am

The Malaysia Airlines flight disappeared on March 8, 2014 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. There were 239 people on ...

Olympics: Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Oly...

straitstimes.com 31 Jul '15, 10am

KUALA LUMPUR - The Chinese city of Beijing has emerged victorious in the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the Interna...

Malaysia Airlines says working with authorities...

straitstimes.com 30 Jul '15, 1am

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia Airlines (MAS) said on Thursday that it was premature to speculate on the origin of airc...