ET409 crash: Missing part of black box recovered


The part that was missing from the cockpit voice recorder ( CVR black box) that was found on February 10 was recovered Monday , Lebanon’s Transportation and Public Works Minister Ghazi Aridi announced.

Aridi said the recovered part was handed over to the investigation committee formed to probe the plane crash.

This part holds the memory of the CVR of the Ethiopian Airlines flight ET409 that crashed last January 25 minutes after take off from Beirut airport … it is the most crucial part of the box.

It was retrieved by the Lebanese army divers. A statement issued by the Lebanese army said navy commandos recovered the memory recorder of the cockpit voice recorder off the coast of Naameh, the site of the plane crash.

The other black box the flight data recorder ( FDR) was already found and sent to Paris for analysis

Meanwhile, search teams were able to pull more remains of victims on Tuesday.

The remains of 11 more plane crash victims were identified on Monday, raising the number of Lebanese victims identified to 41 from 54.