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] - 06/28/16 21H00

The Egyptian authorities published a new progress report on 28/06/16 at 20H00 specifically indicating that the dats downloaded from the FDR (Flight Data Recorder) had today been sent to the Egyptian laboratory in Cairo in order to be decoded, validated  and then analysed, and that these operations could take several days. The work on the CVR (Cockpit Voice Recorder) is continuing on the premises of the BEA.

Progress report n° 18 published by the Egyptian authorities:

"Cairo, 28 June 2016
Following the successful repair of the FDR board of the doomed A320 at the laboratories of the French Investigation Bureau; the data file was transferred to Cairo today for decoding, validating and studying of data at the laboratories of the central department for aircraft accidents at the Ministry of Civil Aviation; which might take several days to ensure the accuracy of reading the data recorded. 

Today repairing of the electronic board of the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) has started; in attendance of the investigation committee members. The repair process will continue until the damage of the board is fixed and being able to read its data. A meeting was also held today between the investigation committee members and the accredited French and American representatives to evaluate the work accomplished up till today.

John Lethbridge; the vessel contracted by the Egyptian government to map the entire location of the plane wreckage and victims remains; will continue its mission till recovery of wreckage and remains"

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