Air France Flight 447 Black Box Location Being Zeroed In On

Reports are coming out today that new software created by the French aerospace and defense company Thales has re-analyzed previously made sonar recordings captured during the previous hunts for Air France Flight 447's missing black boxes and has come up with, what the French Defense Ministry believes, is the location of at least one of them.

The new location has been turned over to the French Transport Ministry which will try to confirm the software's findings. If the location is confirmed, remote controlled subs will then try to retrieve the black box.

So far, the some $40 million has been spent on trying to retrieve Flight 447's black boxes.


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