Indonesia’s Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS)
recovered the Flight Data Recorder (FDR), or black box as it is
commonly known, of AirAsia QZ 8501 on Monday.
The FDR was found
under the plane’s wing wreckage and has now been lifted from the
The FDR will be transferred to Jakarta, and handed over
to Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) for
The Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR)
has not yet been recovered, and the search to recover that will continue
Sea divers from the SAR team were
also deployed on Monday, to obtain visual confirmation of two large objects
which are suspected to be parts of the aircraft, approximately 4km
from the location where the tail piece was found.
48 bodies have been recovered.
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Russian SAR Team Joins AirAsia QZ8501 Search,
Debris from AirAsia QZ8501 Found in Karimata Strait
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