Cockpit voice recorder is an electronic recording device placed in an aircraft for the purpose of facilitating the investigation of aviation accidents and incidents.
Investigators scouring the site of a crashed Pakistani airliner found the jet’s cockpit voice recorder Thursday and hope it will answer why pilots had failed at an initial landing attempt. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane came down among houses on May 22 after both engines failed as it approached Karachi airport, killing 97 people on board. Two passengers survived. Investigators found the plane’s black box flight recorder two days after the crash. Pakistan’s aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan said a French-led investigation team would analyse the Airbus A320’s recorders. “We have …Read More
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