Three new items of debris to be examined in relation to the disappearance of MH370

Media Release


26 May 2016

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester today confirmed reports that three new pieces of debris—two in Mauritius and one in Mozambique—have been found and are of interest in connection to the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

“The Malaysian Government is yet to take custody of the items, however as with previous items, Malaysian officials are arranging collection and it is expected the items will be brought to Australia for examination,” Mr Chester said.

“These items of debris are of interest and will be examined by experts.”

More than 105,000 square kilometres of the 120,000 square kilometre search zone in the southern Indian Ocean have been completed.

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