NTSB: El Faro bridge found, VDR still missing

NOVEMBER 12, 2015 —In a tweet today the National Transportation Safety Board said the bridge deck of the El Faro has been located but the search is ongoing for the vessel data recorder.

 The main wreckage of the TOTE cargo ship that went missing during Hurricane Joaquin was found by a search team on board the U.S. Navy tug USNS Apache on October 31, located at a depth of about 15,000 feet in the vicinity of the last known position near the Crooked Islands in the Bahamas.However, the bridge deck had become separated and the search for it — and the VDR — has continued since then.

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