Deep sea wreckage of Air France plane offers hope for MH370 clues


US oceanographer David Gallo, who co-led the successful mission to recover the black boxes of the 2009 Rio-Paris Air France flight from the Atlantic Ocean at a depth of almost four kilometres, says the remarkable preservation of the wreckage found in 2011 suggests that if that of missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 is located it is likely to yield answers to the mystery of why it disappeared almost four years ago. 

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The wreck of missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 — if it is found — could be preserved "like a time capsule" because of the depth, stillness and temperature of waters in the southern Indian Ocean, reports ABC News.