Investigators have recovered one of the two black box recorders on the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 that crashed just outside Addis Ababa on Sunday March 10th, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew.
Ethiopia’s state-affiliated media house, Fana Broadcasting Corporate, gave the update via its twitter handle this afternoon
“#BreakingNews: The black box voice recorder from Ethiopian Airlines aircraft which crashed yesterday has been recovered: #Ethiopia,” FANA Broadcasting Corporate said on its Twitter page.
The airline in a statement released, said
“After tedious search by the rescue and investigation team for the black box of a 737- Max 8 plane that crashed near the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa minutes after take-off on Sunday morning, the Digital Flight Data Recorder (DFDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) of ET302 have been recovered,”.
The cause of the crash is assumed to be found from the black box data, it added.