Black Box

China Claims Black Box Found, But Asks Public to Wait Years for Plane Crash Explanation

Chinese crash site investigators said on Wednesday that one of the “black box” flight recorders from China Eastern Flight MU5735 has been found, and is “relatively intact.” The search for a second black box continues, hampered by heavy rain in the area. Chinese state media continues to provide few serious details about the crash, beyond confirming on Tuesday that none of the 132 passengers or crew survived it.

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Search Scrambles for Black Box Clues in French Alps Plane Crash

A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what caused a German jetliner to take an unexplained eight-minute dive Tuesday midway through a flight from Spain to Germany, apparently killing all 150 people on board.

The Associated Press