Investigators found on Monday, March 11, the two black boxes of Boeing 737 MAX 8 Ethiopian Airlines crashed Sunday after taking off from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, killing the 157 people on board, the company has reported.
“The black box containing the technical data of the flight and that recording the discussions in the cockpit have been found,” said Ethiopian Airlines on its Twitter account.
The research teams are busy at work at the accident site outside the village of Tulu Fara, some 60 kilometers east of Addis Ababa.
The CEO of the airline, Tewolde GebreMariam, revealed that the investigation would be conducted with the support of US investigators.
According to AFP, excavators were busy at work on Monday, extracting pieces of ground from the ground, under the gaze of onlookers kept at bay by a security cordon.
The device disintegrated by hitting the ground. Witnesses say that by crashing, he dug an impressive crater, plowing the earth for tens of meters.
As a reminder, the Boeing 737 MAX 8 Ethiopian Airlines crashed Sunday, March 9, 2019 after taking off from Addis Ababa to Nairobi. 157 dead, Ethiopian Airlines reported.