Malaysia Airlines flight #MH370 – debris discovered at sea – an annotated infographic

The first credible lead has surfaced in solving the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Australian investigators spotted what could possibly be plane debris floating in the southern Indian Ocean, 2,500km south-west of Perth.

An international task force of aircraft and ships has been sent to the area to determine if the objects spotted by satellite are in fact debris from flight MH370. The satellites spotted two objects on the ocean surface, one of which is approximately 24 metres long.

Large pieces of debris are often found floating in the world’s oceans. However, this discovery is being considered the first sighting of potential wreckage from the missing plane. The area now under scrutiny is close to 10,000km south, and in the opposite direction, of the original flight path’s intended final destination, Beijing.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

Flight MH370 crash debris
Flight MH370 crash debris

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