More MH370 debris found?

2016-03-06 17:31
Police officers looking at a piece of debris from a plane in Saint-Andre, Reunion. (Reunion 1ere, AP)

Police officers looking at a piece of debris from a plane in Saint-Andre, Reunion. (Reunion 1ere, AP)

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Paris - The man who found a wing fragment of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on a beach in the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, has found an unidentified gray item with blue border in nearly the same spot.

Johny Begue told The Associated Press on Sunday that he found the piece on Thursday and turned it into the gendarmerie on Friday morning. A special gendarmerie air brigade in Saint Denis, the capital of La Reunion, confirmed it received the item.

Begue found a wing fragment known as a flaperon on July 29 that French investigators identified in September as part of the passenger jet that disappeared with 239 people aboard on March 8 2014.

Begue said there were no barnacles on the latest item.

AFP reported last week that an American man had handed in to Mozambican aviation authorities a suspected piece of washed-up plane debris that may also be from MH370.

He reportedly had found it while walking on the beach. 

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