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Source: BBC

Black box found from crashed Lion Air plane

Tuesday 03:19 GMT

Officials in Indonesia say they have found the "black box" voice recorder from a Lion Air flight which crashed off the coast of Jakarta in October.

The first black box, the plane's flight data recorder, was found last November, buried in debris on the floor of the Java Sea. Listening to the last conversations between the pilots and ground control on the CVR should help investigators to finish piecing together what went wrong in the short flight.

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Source: The Guradian

Lion Air jet crash: cockpit voice recorder found, says Indonesian official

Tuesday 06:59 GMT

The cockpit voice recorder of the Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, killing 189 people, has been found, an Indonesian official has said.

The first of a Boeing 737 Max jet and the worst airline disaster in Indonesia in more than two decades, has also heightened concerns about the safety and maintenance operations of Lion Air – a budget airline that has expanded rapidly across south-east Asia over recent years.

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Source: Fox News

Lion Air flight's cockpit voice recorder recovered by Indonesia Navy divers: 'This is good news'

Tuesday 09:54 GMT

The “black box” cockpit voice recorder from the Lion Air jet that nosedived into the Java Sea killing some 198 people in October was discovered by Indonesian Navy divers, officials revealed Monday.

Lt. Col. Agung Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia navy’s western fleet, said the divers using high-tech equipment to uncover the voice recorder beneath 26 feet of seabed mud. The bright orange device was transported to a port in Jakarta, where it was handed over to the National Transportation Safety Committee, which is overseeing the accident investigation.


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