Search for EgyptAir Black Boxes Goes On, Officials Troubled

Investigative models together with robotic submarines are looking for the 2 black packing containers of EgyptAir Flight MS804, which disappeared from radars half an hour earlier than its scheduled touchdown in Cairo final week killing 66 folks on board.

“We’re transferring exhausting to retrieve the 2 packing containers,” Egyptian President Abdul Fattah el-Sisi advised a information convention.

Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Sharif Fathi, who has repeatedly careworn the necessity to keep away from conspiracy theories, did say the potential of a terrorist act was stronger than that of a technical failure, whereas the probe has revealed that smoke was detected in numerous components of the cabin, together with inside an under-floor gear compartment, three minutes earlier than it disappeared. French authorities have additionally stated that it’s untimely to interpret the obtainable proof.

On the similar time, specialists are confused as to why the automated warning system on board the airbus issued solely a handful of messages flagging issues.

The airplane’s captain, Mohamed Mentioned Shoukair, didn’t ship a misery sign.

President el-Sisi stated there’s “no explicit concept we will affirm proper now”, including that establishing the reason for the deadly crash might take a very long time,  and that each one situations had been attainable.

The search has so far situated physique components, baggage, life vests, private objects and particles within the Mediterranean Sea.

In the meantime, Paris airports authority stated it won’t heighten safety after the EgyptAir crash.