Divers Retrieve AirAsia QZ8501 Flight Black Box


The black box of the AirAsia QZ8501 Flight has been retrieved from Java Sea by Indonesian Navy divers.

Last week pinger locator detected pings from the black box that was found stuck at a depth of 30 meters in the plane debris.

According to Reuters report, divers retrieved the flight data recorder, and the cockpit voice recorder has been located but still not retrieved.

Authorities hope that the data from the black box will unveil the cause of the accident where 162 people lost their lives.

The black box will be sent to Jakarta for the further analysis that could take up to a month.

The AirAsia Flight QZ8501 vanished from radar on its way from Surabaya to Singapore on December 28.

Until now, the search resulted in finding 48 bodies including two still strapped to their seats.

The rest 114 missing people are believed to be in a plane’s fuselage.



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