(FBC) The black box voice recorder from Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 which crashed yesterday has been recovered.
All 157 people on board died when B-737-800MAX with registration number ET- AVJ on a
“After tedious search by the rescue and investigation team for the black box of a 737- Max 8 plane that crashed near the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa minutes after take-off on Sunday morning, the Digital Flight Data Recorder (DFDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) of ET302 have been recovered,” the airlines said in a statement.
The cause of the crash is assumed to be found from the black box data, it added.
Ethiopian Airlines Group has suspended the commercial operations of all Boeing 737- Max 8 aircraft immediately after the tragic accident.
It was the second crash in five months involving a 737 Max 8, and comparisons are being drawn with a Lion Air accident in Indonesia last October.