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A piece of MH370 has been found, but the plane's disappearance remains a mystery

A piece of MH370 has been found, but the plane's disappearance remains a mystery

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished in March 2014, and for 17 months, no trace of it was found.

The location of the missing passenger jet officially remains a mystery, but the July 29 discovery of a piece of a Boeing 777 on an island off the coast of Madagascar has given searchers renewed hope that they might learn what happened to the plane's 239 passengers and crew members, all of whom are presumed dead.

On Aug. 5, authorities confirmed that the piece of wing debris belonged to the missing airliner. The six-foot-long "flaperon" was covered with...

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