Hirunews Logo
EgyptAir+Crash%3A+Possible+Black+Box+Signals+Detected
Thursday, 02 June 2016 - 9:17
EgyptAir Crash: Possible Black Box Signals Detected
1,386

Views

Naval vessel picks up signals presumably from black box of crashed EgyptAir plane, Egyptian and French officials say.

Egyptian and French investigators have said a French ship picked up signals from deep in the Mediterranean Sea, presumed to be from the flight recorders of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month.

Search teams are working against the clock to recover the two flight recorders that will offer vital clues to the fate of the plane that crashed en route from Paris to Cairo on May 19, killing all 66 people on board.

Egypt's Civil Aviation Ministry on Wednesday cited a statement from the committee investigating the crash as saying the vessel Laplace was the one that received the signals.

Wednesday's statement said a second ship, John Lethbridge, affiliated with the Mauritius-based Deep Ocean Search firm, would join the search team later this week.

France's aviation accident bureau BEA confirmed that the signal had come from one of the recorders, foreign media reports.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
34,999 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
14,934 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
36,219 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
148 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
84,740 Views
Top