What can the Indian Ocean plane wreckage tell us?

Part of a plane wing washed up on a beach on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean this week. The wreckage is now en route to France for identification. It appears to be part of a Boeing 777. Malaysia Airlines flight 370 — which mysteriously disappeared over the Indian Ocean last year — was also a Boeing 777.


An AirAsia jet carrying 162 people is still missing

As authorities continue to search for a missing AirAsia flight bound for Singapore, fears are growing that the aircraft is "at the bottom of the sea." Meanwhile, AirAsia’s flamboyant chief executive, Tony Fernandes, has been thrust into the international spotlight as his company confronts its first major crisis.