Expert Claims They've Discovered Wreckage Of Missing MH370 Plane On Google Maps

By Haider Ali in News On 11th June 2024

Following the devastating announcement that the iconic airplane had vanished from the face of the planet, numerous people have tried to locate it or speculate as to what might have happened to it.

On March 8, 2014, international passenger flight Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished from radars used by air traffic control.

The flight was traveling from Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia to Beijing Capital International Airport in China.

It never arrived at the destination that was intended.

Many conspiracies of what happened in MH370’s final moments have circulated the internet for years. National Geographic

The last communication it had with the pilot on the day it vanished was 38 minutes after takeoff, while the aircraft was over the South China Sea, according to air traffic controllers.

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But minutes later, it would go dark on ATC's secondary surveillance radar screens.

Although it deviated from its intended flight route, the Malaysian military's main radar system was still able to detect it for an additional hour. 

The 239 individuals on board vanished from sight and were never heard from again.

However, a tech specialist has now come forward and said he might have discovered it using Google Maps.

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This may hold immense significance for the bereaved families, even after Malaysia, Australia, and China conducted thorough searches for the aircraft in 2017 but found nothing.

So how did this specialist discover it?

Tech specialist Ian Wilson told The Mirror that he believes he has located the jet wreckage in the Cambodian forest on Google Maps:

“I was on there [Google Earth], a few hours here, a few hours there. If you added it up I spent hours searching for places a plane could have gone down.”

Ian Wilson thinks this could be the missing plane. Google Maps

“And in the end, as you can see, the place where the plane is. It is literally the greenest, darkest part you can see.”

“Measuring the Google sighting, you’re looking at around 69 meters, but there looks to be a gap between the tail and the back of the plane.”

“It’s just slightly bigger, but there’s a gap that would probably account for that.”

For the relatives of the missing, it might mean incredible things if Wilson is right about where he thinks it is.

During a commemorative event earlier this year, Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke pledged to recommence the search for the missing aircraft.

Loke said: “The Malaysian government is committed to the search, and the search must go on.”

To secure the flight, Ocean Infinity, a company that had already made two unsuccessful attempts to locate the plan, offered a new offer on a "no find, no fee" basis.