Indonesian officers have dredged up the cockpit voice recorder from the Sriwijaya Air jet that disappeared into the ocean off Jakarta with 62 individuals aboard on Jan. 9, authorities mentioned Wednesday.
Investigators mentioned it would take three days to at least one week to hearken to the tape, which was dug up from the Java Sea beneath a meter of mud. The system should first be dried out then cleaned of mud and salt, officers mentioned.
“It was discovered at eight p.m. final evening at a spot not far from the place we retrieved the [flight data recorder],” Indonesian Transport Minister Budi Karya Sumadi mentioned at a press convention on Wednesday, the Straits Instances reported.
A preliminary report launched in February relied on info from the airliner’s flight information recorder, which was discovered inside days of the crash together with the casing and beacon of the cockpit recorder.
The February report blamed the crash on an engine thrust imbalance, which precipitated the Boeing 737-500 to roll onto its aspect then plummet into the ocean.
The crash occurred shortly after the plane took off for Pontianak, one other metropolis in Indonesia, in line with the Straits Instances.
The jet vanished from radar inside 4 minutes of taking off.
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