As the search for the black box of the ill-fated EgyptAir A320 Flight intensifies, an Egyptian prosecutor has requested data on the crashed plane from France and Greece.
Reports say Public Prosecutor Nabil Sadek has asked his French counterpart to hand over documents, audio and visual records on the plane during its stay at Charles de Gaulle airport and until it left French airspace.
Sadek also asked authorities in Greece to hand over transcripts of calls between the pilot and Greek air traffic control officials, and for the officials to be questioned over whether the pilot sent a distress signal.
According to officials in Greece, the controllers chatted with the pilot after the plane entered Greek airspace and that he sounded cheerful but Egyptian officials say they received no mayday call from the pilot before the plane disappeared.
Meanwhile, the victims’ remains began arriving at a Cairo morgue ready for DNA testing, the 10 crew and 56 passengers included 30 Egyptian and 15 French nationals, all believed to be dead after the plane plunged into the deepest end of the Mediterranean Sea.
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