egyptair 804

EgyptAir Flight 804: Crucial black boxes memory chips damaged

A technical team investigating the crash is repairing the crucial memory chips of the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder, an official close to the investigation tells CNN. The so-called black boxes were discovered last week. Both units were damaged by

EgyptAir crash: French vessel detects signals likely from jet’s black box

A French naval search vessel has picked up signals believed to originate from one of the black boxes of EgyptAir flight MS804 which crashed into the Mediterranean last month, the Egyptian investigation committee said on Wednesday, Reuters reports. It said in a

EgyptAir crash: Investigators dismissed explosion theory

The head of Egypt's forensics authority dismissed a suggestion on Tuesday that the small size of the body parts retrieved since an EgyptAir plane crashed last week indicated there was an explosion on board, Reuters reports. Investigators struggling to work out why

EgyptAir 804 crash: Egypt army found debris in the Mediterranean

Egypt's army spokesman said wreckage and passenger belongings were found 290km (180 miles) from Alexandria, the BBC reports. In a statement, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke of his "utmost sadness and regret" at the crash. EgyptAir also confirmed the discovery on its Twitter