Accident to the Airbus A320, registered SU-GCC and operated by Egyptair, on 05/19/2016 in cruise off the Egyptian coast [Investigation led by AIB / Egypt] - 06/29/16 21H30

The Egyptian authorities published a new progress report on 29/06/16 at 21H30 .

Progress report n° 19 published by the Egyptian authorities:

"Cairo, 29 June 2016

Following the successful download of the data of the Flight Data Recorder (FDR) of the doomed A320, decoding and validation of more than 1200 parameter is in progress in order to commence the next phase of reading and analyzing the data.
Preliminary information shows that the entire flight is recorded on the FDR since its take off from charles de gaulle airport until the recording had stopped at an altitude of 37 thousand feet where the accident occured.
Recorded data is showing a consistency with ACARS messages of lavatory smoke and avionics smoke.

Some recovered wreckage parts of the front section of the aircraft showed signs of high temperature damage and soot .

Analysis will be carried out to try to identify the source and reason for those signs.

Regarding the CVR, repairs are still under progress at the French aircraft accident investigation bureau.

Noteworthy; Collection of identified human remains is still ongoing and will continue till full recovery of all the remains at the crash location."

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