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MH370 On Google Maps? Expert Claims He Solved The Malaysia Airlines Mystery By Finding The Aircraft In A Jungle: Here's The Truth

UK Expert claims to have solved the MH370 mystery by locating the aircraft deep within a Cambodian jungle using Google Maps. Still. in the absence of official evidence, the fate of the missing plane remains unresolved. Here is what we know.

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MH370 on Google Maps Photo: Google/ Maxar Technologies

An expert made a bizarre claim, stating that the mystery of the MH370 plane has been resolved. He went as far as to claim that he located the aircraft deep within the Cambodian jungle using Google Maps.

On March 8, 2014, Flight MH370 vanished from radar while traversing the South China Sea, marking one of Malaysia's deadliest aviation tragedies and a perplexing enigma of contemporary history. The plane, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, carried 227 passengers and 12 crew members, all of whom were presumed dead.

On Saturday, May 25, British tabloids once again circulated a report based on assertions made by expert Ian Wilson, reportedly from 2018. Wilson claimed to have discovered an aircraft while examining satellite imagery on Google Maps. His comments, featured in the Daily Mirror, Daily Star, and Daily Record, surged in popularity as one of the top searches on Google. However, is there truth in his claims?

The UK-based expert alleged to have uncovered remnants of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane scattered within a Cambodian jungle. According to reports, he remarked, "Measuring the Google sighting, you're looking at around 69 metres, 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."

Wilson further commented, "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. And in the end, as you can see the place where the plane is. It is literally the greenest, darkest part you can see."

The alleged coordinates of the MH370 on the google maps are 12°05'20"n 104°09'05"e.

Has the MH370 Mystery REALLY been solved?

Wilson's assertions lack substantiation from official sources. Contrary to his claims, Newsweek reported last September that it verified the presence of a plane in images provided by Maxar Technologies for the platform. Additionally, Newsweek noted that the aircraft is visible in imagery dating back to January 1, 2004, more than a decade before the disappearance of MH370.

While some debris washed up on an island in the Indian Ocean, authorities have not located any further wreckage, leaving the fate of the plane shrouded in mystery. Despite this, various conspiracy theories persist.

In March of this year, Ocean Infinity, a company based in Texas, revealed a plan for a fresh search in the southern Indian Ocean, where it is speculated that the plane may have gone down and crashed. The company has formally presented this proposal to the Malaysian government, suggesting a "no-cure, no-fee" arrangement for the search. According to reports, the client would be responsible for payment only if the company achieves a successful outcome.