French ship detects black box signals of missing EgyptAir plane

EPA/KHALED ELFIQI

Egyptians light candles during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804, inside Cairo Opera house, Cairo, Egypt, 26 May 2016. EgyptAir Flight MS804 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea on 19 May while on route from Paris to Cairo. All 66 people onboard were killed in the accident that occurred for yet unknown reasons.

The breakthrough came as the crew of the French ship narrowed their search from a 5 km area to just over a 2km area.


A French ship has detected black box signals coming from the missing EgyptAir Airbus A320, which crashed at the Mediterranean Sea on May 19 causing the death of 66 people on board.

The French officials are now trying to determine the exact position of the black box, as its recovery is very important for helping authorities understand why the plane has crashed. The reason of the crash remains unknown and even though some claimed that a terrorist attack is a probable cause, no terrorist organis...


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