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Second Flight Recorder from EgyptAir M804 Found

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FILE - This file still image taken from video posted Saturday, May 21, 2016, on the official Facebook page of the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman shows some personal belongings and other wreckage from EgyptAir flight 804 in Egypt.

FILE - This file still image taken from video posted Saturday, May 21, 2016, on the official Facebook page of the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman shows some personal belongings and other wreckage from EgyptAir flight 804 in Egypt.

A second flight recorder with data on the EgyptAir flight that crashed in the Mediterranean last month has been recovered, Egyptian officials announced Friday.

The first data recorder - a cockpit voice recorder - from crashed flight M804 that was headed to Cairo from Paris was found just one day earlier.

The newly discovered recorder, which stores information on the plane's speed, altitude and direction, was found by a vessel recovering the plane's wreckage in the Mediterranean Sea.

Discovery of the plane's wreckage and its cockpit voice recorder on the sea floor has raised hope that an explanation for the doomed jet's mysterious disappearance, and the loss of all 66 people aboard, eventually may be found.

No cause of the crash, including terrorism, has yet been ruled out in the ongoing investigation.

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