Lion Air Ends Search For Black Box

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Published on January 3, 2019 - Duration: 00:47s

Lion Air Ends Search For Black Box

Reuters reports Lion Air has ended its search for the cockpit voice recorder from its Boeing 737 MAX jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October.

Indonesian investigators, however, said they plan to launch their own probe as soon as possible.

The crash, the worldโ€™s first of a Boeing Co 737 MAX jet and the deadliest of 2018, killed all 189 people on board.

Contact with flight JT610 was lost 13 minutes after it took off on Oct.

29 from Jakarta.

The search using the ship ended on Saturday, .

A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Commission , however, said on Thursday the agency would start its own search for the black box as soon as feasible.

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