Further debris to be examined in relation to the disappearance of MH370

Media Release


03 April 2016

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester today confirmed another piece of debris, found in Mauritius, will be examined in connection to the disappearance of MH370.

“The Malaysian Government is working with officials from Mauritius to seek to take custody of the debris and arrange for its examination,” Mr Chester said.

“This debris is an item of interest however until the debris has been examined by experts it is not possible to ascertain its origin.”

More than 95,000 square kilometres of the 120,000 square kilometre search zone have been completed.

“As we continue the search in the days and months ahead, we remain hopeful the aircraft will be found,” Mr Chester said.

More information about the search can be found on the Joint Agency Coordination Centre website at www.jacc.gov.au.