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    MH370: A Baffling Mystery Solved? (25)

    Malaysia needs more information and reliable data to properly investigate the Malaysia Airlines missing flight MH370, the country’s Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, disappeared from radar screens on March 8, 2014. There were 227 passengers and 12 crew members on board.

    "We still need to get more debris, more data and more information," Liow was quoted as saying by The Star newspaper on Sunday.

    Malaysia also requested Maldives, Madagascar and Mauritius to assist in the further search for the missing plane, the minister added.

    Last week, a flaperon, the movable part of a plane’s wing designed to control the angle of the aircraft, washed up on the French La Reunion island in the Indian Ocean.

    The fragment was further investigated by the French and Malaysian experts, and it was announced that there was "very high probability" that the wreckage belonged the MH370 plane.

    On Friday, France announced it was planning to send investigators to the island in order to search for more debris from the MH370 plane.

    Shortly after the part was found, a plane door was discovered on the Reunion Island, but at a different location from where another plane fragment.

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