Black field of crashed Indonesian airplane recovered
The flight information recorder was introduced ashore, however the groups are nonetheless attempting to find the cockpit voice recorder, the BBC reported on Tuesday citing officers.
The authorities hope that information from the black bins may give important clues on the potential explanation for the crash.
The 26-year-old plane handed an airworthiness inspection final month.
It was nonetheless functioning and intact earlier than it crashed, preliminary outcomes confirmed.
Flight SJ182 was en route from the capital Jakarta to town of Pontianak on Borneo island.
Individually, Indonesian police have recognized the primary sufferer – Okky Bisma, a 29-year-old flight attendant.
Indonesia’s transport ministry on Tuesday mentioned the plane had been grounded in the course of the pandemic, and handed an inspection on December 14.
It made its first flight 5 days later with no passengers earlier than resuming industrial flights on December 22.
The Nationwide Transportation Security Committee (KNKT) mentioned that preliminary findings confirmed that the airplane had reached the peak of 10,900ft (3.3 km) at 2.36 p.m. native time on Saturday (07:36 GMT), then made a steep drop to 250ft at 14:40, earlier than it stopped transmitting information.
KNKT head Soerjanto Tjahjono added that the airplane’s turbine disc had been discovered with a broken fan blade – ruling out the idea that the airplane had exploded mid-air.
“The broken fan blade signifies that the machine was nonetheless functioning when it crashed. This (is) additionally consistent with the idea that the airplane’s system was nonetheless functioning when it reached 250 ft,” mentioned Soerjanto in a written assertion to reporters.
Search groups are persevering with to comb the waters on the crash web site, attempting to retrieve the cockpit voice recorder.
Earlier on Tuesday, the KNKT mentioned a tool used to find the black bins had skilled “technical issues or tools injury”.
A number of items of particles, physique components, wreckage and passengers’ clothes have already been recovered.
Some 2,600 personnel had been concerned within the search operation on Monday, together with greater than 50 ships and 13 plane.
Investigators are already analysing gadgets which they imagine to be a wheel and a part of the airplane’s fuselage. An engine turbine has additionally been recovered.
Security officers say this stage of the investigation may take as much as a 12 months.
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