Indonesia says located black box recorders from crashed plane
11 January 2021 | 11:54 am
The location of two black boxes from a crashed Indonesian jet has been pinpointed, Indonesia's military chief says, referring to cockpit voice and flight data recorders that could help explain why the aircraft went down with 62 people aboard.
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