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EgyptAir black box confirms smoke on board: Probe

Data from one of the black boxes of a crashed EgyptAir plane showed smoke alarms had sounded on board, while soot was found on the wreckage, an Egyptian-led investigative committee said Wednesday.

Investigators successfully download EgyptAir flight data

Investigators have successfully downloaded data from crashed EgyptAir flight MS804`s Flight Data Recorder and are validating over 1,200 parameters before the analysis process, Egypt`s investigation committee said on Wednesday.

Crashed EgyptAir plane's data recorder repaired

Crashed EgyptAir plane's data recorder repaired

The ill-fated plane, from Paris to Cairo plunged into the Mediterranean Sea on May 19, killing all 66 people on board.

Russia says black box from jet Turkey shot down is damaged

Russia`s Defence Ministry on Friday publicly opened the black box of a warplane shot down by Turkey last month, a step it hopes will help confirm its assertions that the jet did not stray into Turkish air space and was maliciously downed.

Russian experts examine black box of jet downed by Turkey

Russian experts examine black box of jet downed by Turkey

Russia on Friday began examining the black box of its warplane that was shot down over Turkey`s border with Syria.

Russia has black box of downed jet, will analyse with foreign experts: Putin

Russia has black box of downed jet, will analyse with foreign experts: Putin

Moscow and Ankara are locked in their worst crisis since the Cold War over the November 24 downing of a Russian jet on Turkey`s border with Syria,

Indonesia says faulty part, crew action factors in AirAsia crash

Problems with a glitch-prone rudder component and the way pilots tried to respond were major factors in the crash of an Indonesian AirAsia jet last year that killed all 162 on board, investigators said on Tuesday.

Russian plane black boxes point to bomb attack, Vladimir Putin halts flights

Russian plane black boxes point to bomb attack, Vladimir Putin halts flights

An analysis of black boxes from the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt point to a bomb attack, sources close to the probe said today, as Moscow halted flights to the country.

Black box of crashed Russian plane found

The black box of the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt's Sinai earlier on Saturday has been found and 129 bodies have been recovered, Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said at a press conference.

Debris of Coast Guard aircraft strewn across sea bed

Fragments of the Indian Coast Guard aircraft missing for over a month seem to strewn across the sea bed off the Tamil Nadu coast as per the search team, an official of the coastal security agency said on Saturday.

Germanwings A320 plane crash: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz 'researched suicide and cockpit doors online'

Andreas Lubitz, the German co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a passenger plane into the French Alps, killing himself along with the other 149 people on board, researched methods of committing suicide on the internet the night before the tragic flight, the prosecutor's office of Dusseldorf city announced on Thursday.

Alps crash captain shouted 'open the damn door'

The captain of a passenger jet that investigators believe was deliberately crashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, shouted at the co-pilot to "open the damn door" as he made desperate attempts to return to the locked cockpit, according to a German newspaper said today.

Germanwings Airbus A320 crash: French investigators hunt for second black box

Dozens of specialised police and rescue workers kicked off a fourth day of recovery operations on Friday at the scene of the crashed Germanwings jet, hunting for its second black box.

Damaged black box, 2 minutes key clues in Alpine jet crash

A cockpit voice recorder badly damaged when a German jetliner slammed into an Alpine mountainside and a crucial two-minute span when the pilot lost contact offer vital clues into the crash's cause, officials said on Wednesday.

Germanwings black box `damaged` in crash: Source

 The cockpit voice recorder recovered from the wreckage of the Germanwings Airbus that crashed killing all 150 aboard has been found damaged and has being taken to Paris for analysis, a source close to the inquiry said Wednesday.

German Airbus A320 plane crashes in French Alps, 150 dead; black box found

German Airbus A320 plane crashes in French Alps, 150 dead; black box found

A plane operated by the budget carrier of Germany`s Lufthansa crashed in a remote area of the French Alps Tuesday, killing all 150 on board in France`s worst aviation disaster in decades.

Taiwan plane black boxes reveal both engines failed to provide thrust

Taiwan plane black boxes reveal both engines failed to provide thrust

Engines of a TransAsia plane that crashed into a river in Taipei killing 35 people failed to produce enough thrust to the propellers for two minutes after take-off, authorities said on Friday, revealing attempts to turn off and restart one engine.

AirAsia jet's 2nd black box retrieved, to be analysed for leads

Divers on Tuesday retrieved the cockpit voice recorder and may have located the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jet in the Java Sea as experts will now use data from the two crucial black box devices to determine the sequence of events that brought the flight down.

Vital AirAsia clues to be revealed as both black boxes pulled out of Java Sea

Vital AirAsia clues to be revealed as both black boxes pulled out of Java Sea

In what could help the investigators with vital clues about what happened before the ill-fated AirAsia Flight QZ8501 went down in the Java Sea, Indonesian divers have managed to retrieve both the black boxes – the flight data recorder (FDR) and the cockpit voice recorder (CVR)–of the crashed jet.

'One AirAsia black box retrieved, jet exploded as it hit water'

Divers on Monday retrieved the crucial flight data recorder of the AirAsia plane from the Java Sea in a potential breakthrough to solve the mystery of the crash, as an Indonesian official said the jet "exploded" on impact with the water due to rapid change in pressure.