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Black Box of New Year plane crash found
After 8 months, hopes are raised that the cause of the accident which killed 102 people will be revealed. Jakarta spent over 3 million dollars on the rescue operation. The black box will now be studied by Washington.
26/12/2016 13:56:00 VATICAN
Pope: Saint Stephen, even now the Church experiences severe persecution up to the supreme test of martyrdom
In today's Angelus, Pope Francis said that martyrdom "continues to be present in the history of the Church, from Stephen to this day." For him, "The world hates Christians for the same reason it hated Jesus." The pontiff calls for closeness with "our tears" to those who now suffer martyrdom. “[T]oday’s martyrs are more numerous than those of the first centuries” with “the same cruelty”. A moment of silent prayer was held for the victims of the Russian plane crash in the Black Sea.
Plane crash: 90 killed, 12 survivors
The Adam Air Boeing 737-400 vanished off the radar yesterday an hour after takeoff: 102 people were on board including three members of an American family.
Papua, wreckage of disappeared plane located on mountain
54 people, including five crew members were on board. The plane was also carrying 470 thousand dollars to be allocated to poor families in the area. The accident caused by sudden bad weather that surprised pilots. The region is among the most dangerous in the world for air traffic. Problem of flight safety in Asia returns to the fore.
AirAsia QZ8501: "victims" and objects, perhaps plane wreckage sighted in sea
Objects resembling an emergency slide, a plane door, a box, a life jacket and other items, along with bodies of victims have been sighted. A multinational force of 30 ships and 21 aircraft continues to search the Java Sea. Family members and friends of the victims lament lack of information. 2014 to be remembered as the year with the most deaths from plane crashes.
AirAsia QZ8501 black box recovered, search for victims continues
Divers recover the Flight Data Recorder, which records the flight parameters; the second part, which logs communications in the cockpit, is still missing. Recovery operations hampered by bad weather in the area. Most of the bodies still trapped in the aircraft’s wreckage.
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