Lion Air disaster: Crashed jet's voice recorder recovered from Java Sea
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The device was located and recovered "broken into two pieces" from under eight Jakarta to and hit the ocean at speed shortly after asking to return. It disintegrated upon impact.(about 25 ) of mud, according to investigators. The new was not airworthy, investigators have said, and should not have taken off. It was commencing a journey from
The location of the device, and the location of therecovered in November, were around 50 m (165 ft) apart. Authorities said they found human remains nearby the second recorder.
Lion Air has been funding extended searches for both the recorder and outstanding human remains. The aircraft had been operating for days with a malfunctioning aerodynamic stall, while the pilots tried and failed to correct this.indicator; its sensor had recently been replaced. Preliminary investigations suggest a new feature on the 737 Max, which had not suffered a crash before, was forcing the nose down in an erroneous attempt to prevent an
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