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Bad weather forces Indonesia to suspend search for cockpit voice recorder

Indonesia on Wednesday temporarily suspended a search by divers for the cockpit voice recorder of a Sriwijaya Air that crashed with 62 people on board shortly after takeoff. The search in the Java Sea had to be halted due to bad weather that whipped up waves of up to 2.5 metres in height, officials said. […]

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Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air operates some of the world’s oldest planes

Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air that is in the spotlight this week after its Boeing 737-500 crashed into the Java Sea on Saturday with 62 people on board, started with just one plane in 2003 and now it’s the country’s No.3 airline group, aided by its strategy of acquiring old planes at cheap prices and serving routes […]

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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 […]