Seattle-based lawyer Blaine Gibson's search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up what's believed to be three new pieces of debris from the plane that disappeared in March 2014. The flight was en route to Beijing from Kuala Lampur with 239 people on board. One of the pieces Gibson found on Madagascar's Riake beach, on the island of Nosy Boraha, resembles the back of an airplane seat with a part on it that says "coat hook." Another part appears to be made out of similar material to other pieces from the flight that have been found.
Gibson has sent images of the wreckage to investigators. If Australian Transport Safety Bureau and Malaysian officials confirm that the debris is indeed from the missing plane, this will mark the second time that Gibson has found debris from MH370. He previously found debris in Mozambique, Time reports.
At this point — more than two years after the flight disappeared — only eight pieces of debris have been found, mostly along coastlines in the Indian Ocean. Australian investigators are also currently examining another possible piece of the wreckage that was found Thursday on Kangaroo Island, located off the coast of South Australia.
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