26 OCTOBER 2020
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There are fresh hopes that the mystery of the disappearing Boeing 777 can be resolved.
A report in The Mail on Line suggests that the wreckage can be found six years after the aircraft went missing.
Despite a four-year, $200m search the plane just vanished with many theories and suggestions of what actually happened.
The experts believe the Boeing 777 plunged into the South Indian Ocean, near the co-ordinates of S34.2342 and E93.7875 – which is about 1,285 miles (2,070km) off the coast of Perth in Western Australia.
A Boeing 777 flaperon matching the one from flight MH370 found on Reunion Island and other small items have been discovered in the region, but nothing as large.
Engineer Victor Ianello and his team, based in the United States, last week said “there are even better odds” the plane's wreckage is within 100 nautical miles of the of those co-ordinates, according to AirLive.
Mr Ianello, who assisted Australian officials during the search, believes the plane flew 2,700 miles (4,340km) past Indonesia before crashing.
Another aviation expert Byron Bailey, a former pilot, also says the original investigators were looking in the wrong spot.
“I'm sure the captain was trying to ditch the aircraft in as far south, remote location as possible, and leave as little wreckage as possible that would sink.” Mr Bailey said.
“If I'm wrong then it probably means the aircraft has been taken by aliens or is sitting in a hangar somewhere in Kazakhstan. I'd bet my house on it. As far as I'm concerned we know where it is, we've always known where it is,” he said.
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Chris Pocock, Uxbridge, UK
I'm puzzled by this report. Mr Ianello and his group previously did exhaustive calculations on possible wreckage locations. For my last comment on MH370, please visit: https://makesaerosense.com/2018/08/01/latest-mh370-report/
Hugo Tobias, London
I still donít believe they will find the aircraft. To much Ocean.