Updates on 13-1-2015: Today Jakarta Post has published that the divers have retrieved the crashed AirAsia plane’s second black box, which was believed to have recording of the conversations of the pilots, from the bottom of the Java Sea. For more detail please read HERE.
12-1-2015: PANGKALAN BUN: The flight data recorder of the sunken AirAsia Flight QZ8501 is found to be in good condition, Indonesian authorities said on Monday.
The black box will be sent to Jakarta on Monday for analysis.
“The flight data recorder has been recovered,” Bambang Soelistyo, chief of Indonesia National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS), told a press conference. He added that the black box was discovered under the wing of the ill-fated Airbus 320-200 that went down on Dec 28 in the Java Sea.
The other black box – the cockpit voice recorder – has also been located in the afternoon, but not retrieved yet, he noted.
The Strait Times report, HERE.