French gendarmes and police inspect a large piece of plane debris found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion
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Flight MH370: The search so far

A large part of an aeroplane wing has washed up on a beach on the French island of Reunion off the east coast of Africa. Experts think it belongs to a Boeing 777, raising hopes that it could help in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Here is an overview of the history of the search, which began back in March 2014.

Video Journalist: Dougal Shaw

  • 30 Jul 2015
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