Debris found is “major lead” in MH370 search

What seems to be Boeing 777 wing component found
French and Malaysian investigators are studying a piece of debris discovered washed up on the coast of Reunion Island. The discovery is “a very significant development” and “a major lead” in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Australian authorities say.
What is believed to be a wing component of a Boeing 777 aircraft was found yesterday on the French territory in the western Indian Ocean.
The Malaysia Airlines plane, a Boeing 777, vanished on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014 with 239 people on board. No trace of it was ever found. Indian Ocean currents mean that wreckage could have drifted in a westerly direction from where the plane is believed to have crashed.
Investigators are looking for identification marks such as a serial or registration number. One number has been found on the object – BB670 – which appears to be a maintenance number.
“We have wreckage found that needs to be further verified before we can further confirm if it belongs to MH370,” Malaysia’s Minister of Transportation Liow Tiong Lai said.