Paint, stencil on debris same as MH370, says Liow


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 24 Mar 2016

This file photo taken on March 3, 2016 shows a piece of suspected aircraft wreckage found off the east African coast of Mozambique at Mozambique's Civil Aviation Institute (IACM) in Maputo. Two pieces of debris found in Mozambique are "almost certainly from MH370", Australia's transport minister said on March 24, 2016, following analysis by technical specialists probing the missing Malaysia Airlines flight. / AFP PHOTO

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai confirmed the findings of the Australian authorities that two pieces of debris found in Mozambique are "most certainly" from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

"They (investigators) managed to verify these two pieces of debris...(The) two pieces of debris belong to Boeing 777 parts.

"Second, from (the) paint and stencil of these two pieces, it is similar to MAS (Malaysia Airlines) airlines paint and also that they concluded that (the parts) is most certain (from) MH370," Liow told reporters on Thursday.

Australia’s transport minister said Thursday that following analysis by technical specialists probing the missing flight, the two pieces of debris found in Mozambique are “almost certainly from MH370.”

“The analysis has concluded the debris is almost certainly from MH370,“ Darren Chester said in a statement.

MH370 disappeared over the South Indian Ocean on March 8 2014 with 239 people including crew on board. 

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