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Sources from the committee investigating EgyptAir Flight 804's disappearance revealed Tuesday that newly analyzed audio from the cockpit voice recorder indicates pilots attempted to put out a fire before the plane crashed into the Mediterranean Sea. Authorities say the recordings, which captured pilot conversations and cockpit alarms, are in line with the evidence of fire damage found in the plane's wreckage.
However, the new evidence isn't helping investigators zero in on any one theory for the aircraft's demise, "especially since it is rare for such a catastrophic fire to break out so suddenly," The Associated Press reports. The plane went down on May 19 while en route from Paris to Cairo, killing all 66 people on board.
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