Tag: FDR

  • AF447: third status report by French accident investigation body

       The French aviation accident investigation authority (the “BEA”) issued today its third investigation status report in the deadly crash of the Rio to Paris Air France flight AF447.  The fatal accident occurred on June 1, 2009, as the long-haul Airbus 330-203 was crossing the Atlantic on its way to Paris. There were no survivors.    […]

  • Rio to Paris AF447 tragedy: black boxes retrieved and readable. What next?

       The Cockpit Voice Recorder and the Flight Data recorder, a.k.a: “the black boxes” (so called despite their orange colour) have been recovered nearly two years after Air France flight AF447 from Rio to Paris went down for unknown reasons in the Equatorial Zone, an area of the globe known for extreme weather.  However, the […]