Black boxes of Ethiopian Airlines plane found at crash site

Kwao Saa

Investigators have found two flight data recorders from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed this past weekend. The plane’s Digital Flight Data Recorder (DFDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) were recovered from the debris of Ethiopian Airlines ET 302 on Monday.

Ethiopian Airlines announced that the recorders will help investigators understand what caused the deadly crash.

The plane took off from Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on Sunday and was heading to Kenya’s capital Nairobi before the accident which left up to 157 people dead.

The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane was new. The crash has caused aviation authorities around the world to ground the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. [….] CONTINUE READING