AP PHOTOS: Defining moments in search for MH370

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Posted: Aug 06, 2015 4:37 AM
AP PHOTOS: Defining moments in search for MH370

It has been more than a year since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished with 239 people aboard, and relatives are still seeking closure to one of aviation's greatest mysteries.

In a breakthrough in the long search for answers, a piece of a wing was found washed up on the French island of Reunion in the western Indian Ocean last week.

After initial examination in France by investigators from Europe, Malaysia, China and Australia, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced early Thursday that the debris belongs to MH370.

However, French, Australian and U.S. authorities stopped short of full confirmation, adding to frustration of relatives. They say that without substantial evidence, they still cannot accept that their loved ones died in a crash and insist that the search must go on.

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