10 Things The Search For MH370 Uncovered That Wasn't The Missing Plane

Sometimes under the worst circumstances you can find something special.

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Malaysia Airlines MH370 was an international passenger flight operated by Malaysian Airlines.

On the 8th March 2014, the plane disappeared while en route to Beijing, having departed from Kuala Lumpur in the early morning. Flight MH370 was never found, with all 227 passengers and 12 crew abroad presumed dead.

However, that's not to say that nobody cares. Since the disappearance, several people from a number of countries have attempted to find the missing plane, something that has resulted in one of the most costly aviation searches in the world.

In fact, some of the world's most advanced technology has been used to scan the bottom of the ocean in the hope of finding the plane or at least an idea of what happened. Unfortunately, the plane has yet to be found, but the search has uncovered some remnants of the past that have to lead to some exciting yet bittersweet discoveries.


10. Valleys Upon Valleys Upon Valleys

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The Indian Ocean is full of mountains larger than the world-renowned Mount Everest, bigger than the biggest volcanos on land, and littered with fault valleys bigger than anything you could ever imagine.

The fault valleys measure around 1,200 meters deep and a whopping 5 kilometers wide. So, you can only imagine the scary yet amazing things that lurk beneath the waters.

Due to sonar technology, the valleys have also revealed a large amount of pricey and rare fish that reside in the area. Not only has this attracted deep-sea fisherman looking for a quick buck, but it has caught the eye of large and menacing fishing companies intent on cleaning the area out.

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