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Indonesia locate black box from crashed Sriwijaya Air

Authorities in Indonesia have confirmed recovering a black box, body parts and other parts of the crashed Sriwijaya Air.

The airline crashed minutes after takeoff from the capital Jakarta and had 62 passengers on board before disappearing from the radar on Saturday.

Speaking after the crash, Soerjanto Tjahjono who is the chief of transport and safety committee said that they have located two black boxes belonging to the plane but did not specify when they will retrieve them.

This is the second largest crash in Indonesia since the last one in 2018 when Lion Air Boeing 737 crashed at Java Sea killing 187 passengers on board.

A report by the Aviation Safety Authority in the country reveal that many air accidents have occurred in Indonesia more than any other country in the world.

As on Sunday, rescuers were working around the clock to search for the bodies of the 50 passengers and 12 crew members in the airline at the time of the accident.

Authorities are now working on clue as to what could have caused the crash something that may take months to unravel at the end of it all.

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