EgyptAir Crash Probe Held Up by Electrical Fault in Black Boxes

  • Salt being cleaned from 200 circuit boards to identify glitch
  • Flight recorders should help reveal what caused fatal downing

An investigation into why an EgyptAir plane crashed into the Mediterranean last month is being held up by a damaged computer circuit that’s thwarting efforts to access vital data from the Airbus Group SE A320’s black-box flight recorders.

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