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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Sriwijaya Air Flight Data Recorder Recovered. Cockpit Voice Data Recorder Still Missing

Search and rescue teams have found one of the two black boxes for the Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea last Saturday.

Search and rescue teams have found one of the two black boxes for the Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 that crashed into the Java Sea last Saturday.

The box that was found contained the flight data recorder while the one containing the cockpit voice recorder has not yet been found.

More than 3,600 rescue personnel, 13 helicopters, 54 large ships, and 20 small boats are searching the sea where the plane was believed to have crashed.

Only body parts and aircraft debris so far while only 29-year-old flight attendant Okky Bisma has been identified so far out of 62 people on board.

According to the National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT), Flight 182 had reached the height of 10,900ft (3.3km) at 14:36 local time on Saturday (07:36 GMT) before dropping to 250ft at 14:40, before it was cut from communication.

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