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] - 06/23/16 23H00
The Egyptian authorities published a new progress report on 23/06/16 at 23H00 specifically indicating that, taking into account the damage noted on the two flight recorders, the technical operations currently undaer way in Cairo would be continued at the BEA in France. The two flight recorders will we transported there by the Egyptian investigators next week.
Progress report n° 14 published by the Egyptian authorities:
"Cairo, 23 June 2016
Reference to the damage of the memory units of both the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) and the Flight Data Recorder (FDR) of the doomed A320; which led to incompatability of tests readings with the approved standards of the recorders manufacturer; The Investigation committee will escort the electronic boards of the data recorders to France next week to carry out repair and removal of salt accumulations at the French Investigation Bureau then back to Cairo to perform data analysis at the labs of the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
John Lethbridge; the vessel contracted by the Egyptian Government; continues retriveing the plane wreckage and locating victims' remains; whereas French forensic doctors wil join their counter Egyptian doctors to supervise the retrieving of remains in accordance with standard procedures."