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July 30, 2015 8:43 PM ID Number Confirms Plane Fragment Found on Reunion Island Is From a 777

The airplane fragment found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is from a Boeing 777 — the same as missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 — sources told NBC News on Thursday. The barnacle-covered plane piece was found by a crew cleaning the coastline Wednesday. On it was a number — 657-BB — which sources said is attached to a Boeing 777. MH370, which 31

July 30, 2015 3:42 PM MH370 Search: A Look at the Plane Part That Was Found

What appears to be a part of a Boeing 777 recovered on an island near Madagascar has sparked renewed interest in the ongoing MH370 investigation. What exactly is the piece that was found? Malaysia Airlines referred to the airplane component as a “flaperon.” While experts investigate whether the part could be connected to the abrupt disappearance of Malaysia 38

July 30, 2015 1:26 PM MH370 Search: Reunion Island Scoured for Clues After Debris Washes Ashore

An air, land and sea search was launched on an island in the Indian Ocean Thursday after the discovery of an airplane fragment that is being viewed as a "major lead" in the hunt for missing Flight MH370. Boats scoured waters about 200 yards off Reunion Island as helicopters flew overhead the French territory, which is east of Madagascar off the southern 33

July 30, 2015 12:21 PM The MH370 mystery: Everything you need to know about the found debris

It is the latest speck of hope in the nearly 17-month search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. On Wednesday, a piece of debris from a plane was found in the Indian Ocean near Reunion, an island about 500 miles east of Madagascar. The object appears to be a wing component — or flaperon — from a passenger jet. Malaysia's Prime Minister said in a statement 66

July 30, 2015 10:37 AM Missing MH370: Airplane Debris Is 'Major Lead' in Search, Australia Says

The discovery of an airplane fragment on an island in the Indian Ocean is being viewed as a "major lead" in the hunt for missing Flight MH370, Australia's deputy prime minister said early Thursday. "This is obviously a very significant development," Warren Truss told a news conference in Sydney. The barnacle-covered part was found by a crew cleaning 33

July 30, 2015 6:59 AM Airplane Debris Is 'Major Lead' in MH370 Hunt, Australia Deputy PM Says

The discovery of an airplane fragment on an island in the Indian Ocean is being viewed as a "major lead" in the hunt for missing Flight MH370, Australia's deputy prime minister said early Thursday. "This is obviously a very significant development," Warren Truss told a news conference in Sydney. The BEA, the French counterpart to the National Transportation 17

July 30, 2015 12:57 AM Authorities study plane debris found off Madagascar for links to missing MH370

PARIS/SYDNEY France's air crash investigation agency is studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island off the east coast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean for possible links to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, a spokesman said on Wednesday. A person familiar with the matter told Reuters the part was almost certainly from a Boeing 777 but that it had not yet been established 27

July 30, 2015 12:48 AM Girlfriend of Flight MH370 Passenger: Wreckage Could Dim Hope of Survival

A piece of aircraft wreckage discovered on a remote island in the Indian Ocean has raised hopes that it may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. But the possibility was not greeted with joy by all. Sarah Bajc's boyfriend, Philip Wood, was on the Boeing 777 before it disappeared on a flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing with 239 people 28 1

July 29, 2015 11:17 PM Plane Debris Consistent With Design of Missing Malaysia Jet

Officials caution it is too soon to determine whether piece is linked to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 French investigators were trying to determine the provenance of a piece of airplane debris—said by aviation experts to be consistent with the design of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing over a year ago—that washed ashore on an island near Madagascar 13

July 29, 2015 5:48 PM Is it MH370? Plane piece found on Reunion island investigated for link to missing Malaysia Airlines jet

Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 1:48 PM Authorities on the small Indian Ocean island of Reunion are investigating whether a piece of a jet that washed ashore is a piece of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared 18 months ago. No sign has been seen of the missing jet, or the 239 people aboard, since it took off March 8, 2014, from Kuala 34