“Nothing in that report is particularly definitive. The fact that the flaps weren’t down only means that the pilot did not prepare for a controlled landing,” Professor Middleton told to the media “We’re no further than we were one year ago. We still don’t know what happened.” Transport Minister Darren Chester said Wednesday’s report contained important information on “what we believe” happened to MH370.
This week, a summit of experts is organized in Canberra. More than 20 items of debris of interest to the investigation team have been found off the coasts of mainland Africa and Madagascar, and the islands of Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues. Some conclusions are expected. And the search effort is expected to be extended to the north in a final attempt to locate the missing wreckage.