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EgyptAir flight 804: black boxes could yet provide data

The French aircraft investigation bureau was able to fix the electronic board of the data recorder, Egypt's Civil Aviation Ministry announced on Monday. Final repairs on the cockpit voice recorder are expected to wrap up as early as Tuesday, the ministry said,

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

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo missing

Officials with the airline and the Egyptian civil aviation department told Reuters they believed the Airbus A320 had crashed into the sea. Egypt Air said the plane sent an emergency signal - possibly from an emergency beacon attached to the plane -