‘Indonesia finds second black box of crashed Lion Air plane’

Indonesia has two months after the Lion Air plane crashed in the Java Sea, the cockpitvoicerecorder found. To this second black box was last year for weeks searched.

“The recorder was found, but we have no information about where exactly it is found,” says Haryo Satmiko of the Indonesian committee for transport safety KNKT to news agency Reuters by text message.

The recorder is one of the two so-called black boxes, which are crucial for the investigation of aircraft accidents. According to a spokesperson of the navy was the cockpitvoicerecorder, that sounds register in the cockpit, still intact. Previously, all of the other black box, the unit salvaged. These are the flight data stored.

There was last year for weeks sought by special zoekteams to the cockpitvoicerecorder. The search was complicated by the fact that the signal is slowly decreased. It is not yet clear where and how this second recorder is found.


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Faulty sensor

The nearly new Boeing 737 MAX 8 of Lion Air crashed at the end of October 2018 shortly after take-off down in the java sea. The accident came all 189 occupants to life. Indonesian authorities suspect that a specific sensor a malfunction, so that incorrect information about air currents were passed.

This can lead to mold, also known as a stall where the wings of their financial capacity losses and the device is soon going to fall, or falls from the sky. Manufacturer Boeing has airlines and pilots explains how to do this with the new Boeing unit can be prevented.

The KNKT is to rise of the Lion Air crash of plan a flight to simulate the effect of a faulty sensor.

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