Hunt for EgyptAir Black Boxes Boosted by French Navy Search Ship

May 27, 2016 9:59 AM

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The French Navy has sent one of its most advanced survey vessels to lead the search for the submerged wreckage of the EgyptAir jet destroyed over the eastern Mediterranean last week.

The Laplace has left Porto Vecchio in Corsica and will arrive at the likely crash site over the weekend, deploying specialist technology to pick up telltale “pings” from the Airbus Group SE A320’s black-box flight recorders in waters thought to be more than 3,000 meters (9,850 feet) deep.

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