Boeing Crash Mystery Pivots to Who Will Analyze Flight Data

By Tara Patel

  • French aviation safety agency is said not to be handling it

  • France’s authority did initial work downloading the data

(Bloomberg) --
France’s civil aviation safety authority won’t be analyzing flight-recorder data from the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed earlier this month, killing all aboard the Boeing Co. 737 Max aircraft, according to a person familiar with the investigation.
No reason was given for the decision, which could be announced as soon as late Wednesday by Ethiopian authorities, said the person, who asked not be be named because the information isn’t public.
--With assistance from Nizar Manek and Ryan Been
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