An American navy vessel has detected the flight
recorders from a crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet at some 1,300 meters
under the sea, a Lebanese army official said Thursday.
plane went down early Monday just minutes after takeoff from Beirut in
a fierce storm. All 90 people on board were feared dead.
official said it was not immediately clear how long it would take to
retrieve the plane's flight recorders, which were located late
Wednesday. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not
authorized to speak publicly.