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Malaysian Official Says Wing Flap is From Boeing 777

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Minister Liow Tiong Lai said French authorities and plane maker Boeing were among those who have confirmed that the so-called flaperon came off a 777 jet. It has been taken to France for further analysis, which is due to begin on Wednesday.

He also said Malaysia is reaching out to territories near Reunion Island, which is east of Madagascar, to help determine whether any other objects that may was ashore in the region could be part of the missing plane.