Human Remains Recovered at EgyptAir MS804 Crash Site

(Reuters) A search vessel contracted by the Egyptian government, has recovered all mapped human remains under water at the crash site of EgyptAir flight MS804 in the Mediterranean, Egypt's aircraft accident investigation committee said on Sunday. The MV John Lethbridge, belonging to Mauritius-based Deep Ocean Search, headed to Alexandria port to hand over the remains to … [Read more...]

Cockpit Voice Recorder from Crashed EgyptAir Plane Retrieved

By Lin Noueihed and Ahmed Aboulenein CAIRO, June 16 (Reuters) - The cockpit voice recorder from EgyptAir flight MS804 has been retrieved by search teams in a breakthrough for investigators seeking to explain what caused the plane to crash into the sea killing all 66 people on board. The Airbus A320 plunged into the Mediterranean early on May 19 on its way from Paris to … [Read more...]

Search Vessel Finds EgyptAir Wreckage in Mediterranean

Update: Cockpit Voice Recorder from Crashed EgyptAir Plane Retrieved CAIRO, June 15 (Reuters) - The "main locations" of wreckage from the EgyptAir jet that crashed in the eastern Mediterranean last month have been identified by a vessel owned by Deep Ocean Search, the Egyptian-led investigation committee said Wednesday. The John Lethbridge, a search boat contracted by the … [Read more...]

Second French Vessel to Join Search for EgyptAir Black Boxes

PARIS, June 9 (Reuters) - A second ship equipped with specialist search devices will join the hunt for the "black box" flight recorders and the wreckage of an EgyptAir jet on Friday, the head of France's air-accident investigation agency said on Thursday. A French naval supply vessel picked up a signal from one of the two recorders on June 1 and Egypt has chartered a second … [Read more...]

French Survey Vessel Detects ‘Pings’ from EgyptAir Plane’s Black Box

By Lin Noueihed and Chine Labbé CAIRO/PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - A French search vessel has picked up signals from one of the black boxes of EgyptAir flight MS804, Egyptian and French investigators said, a potential breakthrough in efforts to uncover why it plummeted into the Mediterranean last month. Search teams are working against the clock to recover the two flight … [Read more...]