Relatives Of MH370 Victims Will Hand Over New 'Evidence' To Transport Minister This Week

The group believes they have found five new pieces of aircraft debris.

Cover image via Bernama/Free Malaysia Today

Relatives of the victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 say they have found new pieces of debris belonging to the ill-fated aircraft

Flight MH370 was en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, China on 8 March 2014 when it disappeared without a trace. There were 239 people onboard.

The group believes they have found five new pieces of debris belonging to the aircraft

According to Channel NewsAsia, the group released a brief statement yesterday, 28 November, announcing that they will be meeting with the Transport Minister tomorrow, 30 November, "to hand over the newly recovered debris".

One of the relatives, Calvin Shim, whose wife was a crew member onboard the flight, told Reuters that the five pieces of debris were found off Madagascar.

French gendarmes and police stand near a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. Taken 29 July, 2015.

Image via Reuters/Zinfos974/Prisca Bigot

Remains of the plane have been found in the same area before

The most recent discovery was in August, Shim told Reuters.

South China Morning Post reported that a total of 27 pieces of aircraft debris have been collected from various places around the world.

A large piece of debris found in Tanzania which has been confirmed as a part of a wing flap from missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH370.

Image via AFP/Getty Images

However, only three wing fragments that washed up along the Indian Ocean coast have been confirmed to be from MH370.

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