Air accident investigators probing the crash of a Boeing MD-83 operating for Air Algerie have revealed the aircraft’s cockpit voice recorder (CVR) was potentially broken before the accident. The aircraft, chartered by Air Algerie from Spanish company Swiftair, was operating as Flight AH5017 from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers on July 24 when it crashed in the Gossi region of northeastern Mali, killing all on board. France’s Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses ...

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