Flight recorder for fatal China Eastern flight 5735 crash found
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
One of the China Eastern Airlines has been found, aviation officials announced Wednesday.from the downed
MU5735 crashed Monday in China, while carrying 123 passengers and nine crew members.,
Mao Yanfeng of thesaid it yet to be determined if the damaged device is the flight data recorder or the cockpit voice recorder. Authorities are still searching for the second recorder. There is no information on the data's integrity.
The aircraft, a Boeing , had a clean maintenance record. Air traffic controllers had standard communications with the plane until it went into a dive. Rescue workers have not found any survivors of the crash, which took place in a mountainous region near .
The United States National Transportation Safety Board has appointed a senior investigator to assist the Chinese-led investigation, as is customary in accidents involving US-built aircraft. Technical advisors from the US Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing and will also take part.
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