France Sends Naval Ship To Find EgyptAir A320 Black Box

french naval ship laplace

French Naval Ship

A French navy vessel specializing in underwater searches help search for the flight recorders black box EgyptAir flight that crashed in the Mediterranean last week, killing all passengers & crew 66 aboard.

The agency French air accident investigation, the BEA said in a statement that the ship left Corsica Laplace Thursday by the accident area, with two BEA investigators on board.

The Laplace is equipped with three detectors manufactured by the company Alseamar designed to detect and locate the signals from the flight recorders some 3,000 meters (3,280 yards) is believed underwater. France can also send an unmanned submarine and rescue equipment offshore.

The BEA is involved in the search for the crashed Airbus A320 aircraft.