Flight 370 is still missing more than six months after it vanished from radar, and new details about its final resting place are now being discussed. According to The Guardian, the fuselage of the Boeing 777 might be in a deep trench at the bottom of the Indian Ocean. While the location is being combed through, new footage of what is actually on the ocean floor has been released — and what has been discovered is pretty amazing.
Unfortunately, there is still no sign of the airplane or the 239 passengers on board, but “remnants of volcanoes, towering ridges, and deep trenches” have been mapped out by experts involved in the search.
It is believed that flight 370 crashed into the ocean and somehow stayed in one piece, as there is not any evidence of debris on the surface of the ocean anywhere that has been searched. According to BBC News, the deep trenches on the ocean floor that were previously undiscovered could be key in this ongoing investigation. Some believe that the plane may have drifted into one of these deep pockets, which is why it hasn’t been found yet. In the coming weeks, the area will be closely examined by deep-sea vehicles.
“The team at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), which is leading the hunt for the plane, is using sonar to map the new ‘priority’ search area, at the bottom of the Southern Indian Ocean. After that they will deploy two or three deep-sea vehicles to begin the painstaking, inch-by-inch seabed search for wreckage.”
Malaysia Airlines flight 370 could be anywhere at this point. If it did go into the ocean, the plane could have easily floated to another area. It’s also possible that the plane isn’t in the ocean at all, which is what many people believe. There isn’t much evidence — other than the plane’s complete disappearance — that the airliner actually landed in a foreign country or a remote island, but given what the public knows, it is a possibility. And it is also possible that there are land searches going on that people aren’t aware about, despite what the media continuously reports.
This leads people to believe conspiracy theories, which are interesting, even if many aren’t believable. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, there are quite a few “explanations” for where flight MH370 might be. They include Afghanistan, Pakistan and Diego Garcia Island. The longer it takes to find the missing aircraft, the more believable these ideas become.
Where do you think flight 370 is?
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