Lion Air Plane’s Cockpit Voice Recorder Recovered in Java Sea

Article 0 Comments Indonesia found the cockpit voice recorder from the Lion Air plane that crashed in October, giving investigators a real chance at solving the mystery of what brought down a modern jet. The CVR of the Boeing Co. 737 Max aircraft was intact when it was recovered in […]

Time to Upgrade Airline Black Boxes, Says Safety Board

Article 0 Comments The ubiquitous black boxes on airliners — designed to capture the sometimes gruesome words and sounds leading up to crashes — need an upgrade, U.S. accident investigators say. In too many cases, the current two hours of sound on the cockpit voice recorders hasn’t been enough to […]

U.S. Passengers File Lawsuits Against Aeromexico over Plane Crash

Article 0 Comments Eleven U.S. passengers who survived an Aeromexico crash in the northern Mexican state of Durango on July 31 filed lawsuits against the airline in Chicago on Monday, according to a statement by Chicago-based attorneys Corboy & Demetrio. The Mexico City-bound Embraer 190 passenger jet smashed into scrubland […]

Crash Investigators Locate Aeromexico’s Flight Recorders

Article 0 Comments At least 65 U.S. citizens were aboard the Aeromexico passenger jet that crashed in northern Mexico, a U.S. official said on Wednesday, as investigators combed the wreckage for clues to the cause of the accident. The Mexico City-bound Embraer 190 passenger jet smashed into scrubland near the […]