“We need more credible evidence before we move to the next search area,” Liow said.
Malaysian Airlines MH370: Crews have finally completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a single trace of the plane.
The debris, found on Pemba Island off the Tanzanian coast, is the latest piece of wreckage to be linked to the Malaysia Airlines jet, whose disappearance remains a mystery.
Australia is leading the painstaking search for MH370 in the remote Indian Ocean
Australia has led the search for the plane, which went missing in March 2014 with 239 people on board on a flight from the Malaysian capital.
The suit ruled on Wednesday was filed by two teenagers whose parents and older brother were on the plane on the ill-fated flight.
Experts will also likely examine the debris to see if it can offer any hints about what happened on board, such as structural deformities that could show the angle at which the plane entered the ocean or markings that could indicate a mid-air explosion.
French authorities examining Begue’s most recent find told the Australian agency plane off Australia’s west coast that it is unlikely to be from MH370.
Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said if the MH370 links were confirmed, the locations where the pieces were found would be consistent with ocean drift models made by Australia.
The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 jet vanished with 239 people on board while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014.
Across China, dozens of families are still wrestling with how — or if — to accept that their relatives are dead
The flight, with 239 people — including 153 Chinese citizens — on board, vanished en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014.
The fragment of suspected aircraft wreckage was reportedly found on the coast of Mozambique, and photos of it have stirred hope it could provide clues into what befell the ill- fated Malaysia Airlines flight.
A large piece of curved metal washed ashore in Nakhon Si Thammarat province, Tanyapat Patthikongpan, head of Pak Phanang district, said.
Investigators believe MH370 ran out of fuel and crashed somewhere in the southern Indian Ocean, sparking one of the biggest mysteries in aviation history.