Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday said the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 will continue following Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announcement that the piece of wreckage which washed up on Reunion Island was from the missing jet.
we have allocated $100 million toward the search costs in the distant Indian Ocean.
The flaperon was a piece from the wing of the jet that was recovered on Reunion Island off the coast of Madagascar in the western Indian Ocean last week.
It was taken to Paris for examination by French authorities and representatives from Boeing and Malaysia Airlines.
MH370 was a flight bound for Beijing from the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur on March 8 2014. It has been declared missing after losing radio contact with the ground shortly after take-off.