Wing part to be examined in relation to the disappearance of MH370

Media Release


18 July 2016

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester today confirmed that Australian Safety Transport Bureau (ATSB) has received a wing part suspected to be from MH370.

The wing part found on Pemba Island off the coast of Tanzania has arrived in Australia and is currently being examined by experts from Malaysia and Australia at the laboratories of the ATSB in Canberra.

More than 110,000 square kilometres of the 120,000 square kilometre search zone in the southern Indian Ocean has been completed.

More information about the search can be found on the Joint Agency Coordination Centre website at