Tag: Black Box
'We lost a soldier in a flight accident. Our thoughts are with his family and his comrades.' says Defence Minister Ursula Von Der Leyen.
'The most likely causes of the accident is due to the crew's actions and its mistakes in calculating the weight and balance, which led to the loss of control and collapse of the aircraft during takeoff.'
Boeing 737 Max jet’s black-box recorder indicates that a new anti-stall system known as MCAS was pushing the plane’s nose down during the March 10 disaster.
The black boxes' data should provide answers to why the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft hurtled into the ground minutes after takeoff.
The Boeing 737 Max Ethiopian air crash tragedy last weekend, has jeopardised Boeing's credibility as the oldest planemaker.
Ethiopia does not have the equipment to process the data and Germany is unable to read the software used by Boeing.
All commercial planes are required to have two black boxes on board – a flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder.
The device is 1 of the 2 so-called black boxes crucial for the investigation of a plane crash.
The Boeing 737 Max jet crashed into the Java Sea on Oct 29, killing 198 people.
Lion Air's decision to foot the US$2.6 billion bill for the search is a rare test of global norms regarding search independence, as such costs are typically paid by governments.
JAKARTA: Indonesia is still trying to find the cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea near Jakarta last...
The decision was based on an evaluation and observations of the crash site.
Efforts are now focused on retrieving the second of the two black boxes, as the cockpit voice recorder and the flight data recorder are known.
Searchers have found only part of one black box and just one passenger has been identified from partial remains after air traffic control lost contact with the plane 13 minutes after it took off on Monday from the capital.
Dozens of divers are taking part in the massive recovery effort along with helicopters and ships, but the authorities have all but ruled out finding any survivors.
Dozens of divers are taking part in the massive recovery effort along with helicopters and ships, but authorities have all but ruled out finding any survivors.
The black box was orange in colour and intact.
The plane's black boxes, as the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder are known, should help explain why the almost-new jet went down minutes after take-off.
Retrieving the black box will be key to unlocking why the Boeing 737-MAX, one of the world's newest and most advanced commercial passenger jets, nosedived into the Java sea so soon after leaving Jakarta.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said it had recovered the flight data recorder and would remain in the city until the end of the week before transporting the wreckage to its facilities in Farnborough.
David Gallo points out that many people were still found in their seats when wreckage of another plane, Air France 447, was found in Atlantic Ocean.
The black boxes for the Sanchi and the CF Crystal have both been opened.