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What a six-foot chunk of plane debris might bring to the MH370 mystery

What a six-foot chunk of plane debris might bring to the MH370 mystery

A six-foot piece of a Boeing 777's wing assembly discovered on a remote Indian Ocean island is expected to provide the first hard evidence that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 crashed 16 months ago and could help investigators narrow the search for the wreckage, experts said Friday. Aviation forensic experts at a defense laboratory in France have yet to confirm that the barnacle-encrusted "flaperon" pulled out of shallow waters by beachcombers on the French territory of Reunion Island came from the doomed flight that went missing on March 8, 2014. But close-up pictures of the wing piece bearing an identifying maintenance number and showing tell-tale damage to the...

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