Second black box found from crashed plane in China

Chinese rescuers found this Sunday the second black box of the China Eastern Airlines plane that crashed on March 21 in the mountains in the south of the country, with 132 people on board, state media reported.

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“The second black box of China Eastern flight MU5735 was recovered on March 27,” China’s state news agency Xinhua reported.

According to the researchers, the second black box stores flight data such as speed, altitude, and the route it followed.

Last Wednesday, local media reported that rescuers found the first black box of the Boeing 737. The device contains the conversations in the cabin.

The accident flight covered the Kunming (southwest) – Canton (south) route when it crashed into a wooded area of ​​Wuzhou, in southern China.

The authorities maintain an investigation open to determine the causes of the event.

Hu Zhenhong, deputy head of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, told a press conference on Saturday night that all 132 people on board the crashed plane, all Chinese nationals, died in the mishap.

“All 123 passengers and nine crew members on board China Eastern Airlines flight MU5735, which departed on March 21, died,” Hu said.

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