Crucial black box recovered from Sriwijaya crash.

A flight data recorder retrieved Tuesday by Indonesian authorities is the best chance of identifying the circumstances that led to a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 plunging into the sea shortly after take-off on Saturday.

The tragedy claimed 62 lives when the 26-year-old Boeing 737-500 crashed less than five minutes after taking off Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.

Several media outlets confirmed Tuesday that one of the black boxes had been found and had been shipped back to Jakarta.

The Australian reported National Transportation Safety Committee deputy chief Haryo Satmiko confirmed it was the flight data recorder and that investigators were still read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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