June 02, 2016

A Clue! Signal Detected in EgyptAir Clash

The investigation into the cause of EgyptAir flight MS804 reached a breakthrough yesterday when a French vessel searching the Mediterranean detected signals from one of the planes “black boxes.” Finding the boxes is critical to finding out what occurred in the plane’s final moments. However, this discovery will only be useful if the signal is still attached to the box and if the data survived the crash. So, we have a clue, but we don’t have a clue as to how useful it will be. The information thus far suggests an onboard fire, but it will still be some time before we know exactly what happened.

Good Listen: Serial Season 2 Episode 1

Yes, I want to sound marginally more intelligent: