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Indonesia locates black box recorders from crashed plane

Christian Fernsby |
Body remains, twisted wreckage and clothing were plucked from waters off the Indonesian capital Sunday after a passenger jet with 62 people on board crashed shortly after take-off a day earlier.

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Topics: INDONESIA   

Authorities have yet to say why the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 went into a steep dive about four minutes after it left Soekarno-Hatta international airport on Saturday afternoon.

But, on Sunday, they said that they had pinpointed the location of its black boxes – cockpit voice and flight data recorders – that could be key to explaining why the plane slammed into the Java Sea off the sprawling city's coast.

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