Accident de l'Airbus A320, immatriculé SU-GCC et exploité par Egyptair, survenu le 19/05/2016 au large des côtes égyptiennes [Enquête menée par AIB / Egypte] - information du 02/07/2016 15H00

Les autorités égyptiennes ont publié le 02/07/16 à 15H00 un nouveau point de situation indiquant notamment la fin et la réussite des opérations de réparation de l'enregistreur phonique (CVR - Cockpit Voice Recorder) menées par le BEA.

Point de situation n° 20 publié par les autorités égyptiennes :

"Cairo,2 july 2016

Extensive examinations that were carried out at the French aircraft accident Investigation Bureau; on the electronic board components of the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) of the A320’; showed that none of the memory ships of the electronic board was damaged .
However some other supportive components associated with communication to and from the memory chips had to be removed and replaced with new ones; whereas advanced high technology will be used to extract the recordings of these units .
After the replacement of the CVR board components; tests results were satisfactory as it enabled the reading of the recorders of the CVR memory unit .
The investigation committee members are planning to return back soon to Cairo with the fixed boards to continue reading and analyzing the FDR and CVR at the central department for aircraft accident at the Ministry of Civil Aviation .
It is worth mentioning that collecting human remains continues according to planned standard procedures."