Australian authorities investigate possible MH370 debris

Australian authorities investigate possible MH370 debris

A piece of debris possibly from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been found off the coast of Australia, and authorities working to confirm where it came from.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating the piece, which washed up on the South Australian coast on Thursday afternoon.

It was found by a man searching the beach for driftwood off Kangaroo Island, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

South Australian police collected the piece of wreckage described as slightly bigger than a shoebox.

If it is confirmed to be from the plane, which went missing around two years ago, it won't be the first piece. Part of the flaperon from the Boeing 777 was found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean in 2015.

Since then more possible debris has washed up, including in Mozambique.