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Indonesian divers retrieve cockpit voice recorder of crashed Sriwijaya Air jet 3 months later

Indonesia recovered the cockpit voice recorder of Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea shortly after take-off on January 9, killing all 62 people on board. In a press conference on Wednesday, Indonesian Transport Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said that the recorder was found late on Tuesday. Divers found the casing and beacon […]

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Sriwijaya Air crash investigators probing if faulty engine power system crashed the jet

Investigators of Sriwijaya Air crash accident in Indonesia are probing if problems with the autothrottle system, the system that controls engine power automatically was the reason behind the tragic crash that killed 62 people on board on Jan 9, 2021. Officials of Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) said a problem with the Boeing 737-500’s […]

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Indonesian divers retrieve crashed Sriwijaya Air plane’s flight data recorder

Indonesian Navy divers retrieved the flight data recorder (FDR) of the Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea with 62 people on board at the weekend, officials said. Divers had also found a separate radio beacon, raising hopes that the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) it was connected to could soon be found and […]