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Island of Diego Garcia Factors into Mysterious Malaysia Flight Theories

Island of Diego Garcia Factors into Mysterious Malaysia Flight Theories 18 Mar 2014 Theories about what happened to missing Malaysia Flight MH370 now span a 2 million-plus square mile area of open ocean and southeast Asian land, including one mysterious island in the Indian Ocean known as Diego Garcia. Many theories have included Diego Garcia as a notable landing strip. The island atoll is a British territory in the central Indian Ocean and is home to a United States Navy support facility -- not exactly a U.S. base, but a home for 1700 military personnel, 1,500 civilian contractors, and various Naval equipment.