France’s aviation investigation bureau releases photos of the mangled voice data recorder from the flight, which were recovered from the crash site, 2000m above sea level. French officials say they are working to pull its data. The voice recorder takes audio feeds from four microphones within the cockpit and records all the conversations between the pilots, air traffic controllers as well as any noises heard in the cockpit. Cazeneuve:
The black box has been damaged. We will have to put it back together in the next few hours to be able to get to the bottom of this tragedy. told RTL radio, adding the box was still viable.