MH370: Man reports ‘plane wreckage containing human remains and Malaysian flag found on Philippines’
MH370 speculation has been sparked again after reports
of plane wreckage containing human remains and a
Malaysian flag – on the Philippines.
Audio and visual technician Jamil Omar went into a police
station on Saturday to lodge the report after a relative
spotted wreckage on the Tawi Tawi island in the south of
the country, it has been reported.
The Philippines is thousands of miles east of the last
known radar location of the missing Malaysian Airlines
flight, which vanished in March last year. And Tawi Tawi is 4,700 miles from Reunion Island in the
Indian Ocean, where confirmed MH370 remains HAVE
According to the Star Online, Mr Omar and his relative
were looking for birds when they came across the plane.
remains in the pilot’s chair with the seat belt fastened
before taking a flag they found in the wreckage.
The apparent presence of the Malaysian flag has
prompted new speculation the debris may have come
from the wrecked MH370, and an investigation has been
launched. Today though, Philippine authorities have been reported
as saying they have yet to find any such wreckage,
despite their initial searches.
Captain Giovanni Carlo Bacordo, commander of Naval
Task Force 61, told the Jakarta Post: “Since yesterday,
we deployed a gunboat there because of the news.
“We have interviewed the people there, the fishermen, but
they have no knowledge about it.”