The two black boxes of the Ethiopian Airline Boeing 737-800 flight that crashed on Sunday have been recovered.
The crashed plane killed all the 157 occupants.
The airline in a tweet said the Digital Flight Data Recorder (DFDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) have been found. They will be used to provide information on what exactly caused the ill-fated crash.
“The digital flight data recorder (DFDR) and cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of ET302 have been recovered,” the airline said.
Accident Bulletin no. 6
Issued on March 11, 2019 at 01:40 PM Local Time
The Digital Flight Data Recorder(DFDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder(CVR) of ET302 have been Recovered.
— Ethiopian Airlines (@flyethiopian) March 11, 2019
The pilot Capitan Yared Mulugeta is said to have sent out a distress call before the crash.
The victims were from more than 35 countries with 32 hailing from Kenya. At least 22 others were employees of the United Nations.
The circumstances of the crash were similar to that of an October crash in Indonesia that killed 189 people.