Adis Ababa: The black box of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 which crashed killing all the 157 people on board has been recovered. According to Fox News the authorities sifting through the crash site recovered the black box on Monday which is a critical discovery in the search for what caused the disaster.
Ethiopian Airlines announced on Twitter, “The Digital Flight Data Recorder (DFDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) of ET302 have been Recovered.” Following the crash, several airlines have grounded their Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircrafts. Several people including UN staff, students and humanitarian workers were killed in the ghastly tragedy.
Meanwhile, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Monday that it is reviewing safety issues relating to Boeing 737 MAX planes. Four Indians were among those killed. This is for the second time in less than five months that a Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane crashed. In October 2018, an aircraft operated by Lion Air crashed killing over 180 people in Indonesia.