“The first data may become known already today,” Robin said.
He said that the full deciphering of the black box may take several days because it is badly damaged. The second in-flight recorder has not yet been found, he added.
French Foreign Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Wednesday that all possible causes in the crash of the passenger airplane were being reviewed, and that a terrorist act was not at the top of the list.
Germanwings is a low-cost airline owned by German-based Lufthansa.