Piece of aircraft wing found on Mauritius came from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, officials confirm

October 7, 2016 5:32 AM

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A piece of an aircraft wing found on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has been identified as belonging to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Malaysian and Australian officials said Friday.

The piece of wing flap found in May was analyzed by experts at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, which is heading up the search for the plane in a vast, remote stretch of ocean off Australia's west coast. Investigators used a part number found on the debris to link it to the missing Boeing 777...

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