Indonesian divers retrieve AirAsia flight data recorder from sea

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A section of the tail of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 passenger plane is seen on the deck of the rescue ship Crest Onyx, a day after it was lifted from the seabed, as crew try to lift it off the ship in Kumai Port, near Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan January A section of the tail of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 passenger plane is seen on the deck of the rescue ship Crest Onyx, a day after it was lifted from the seabed, as crew try to lift it off the ship in Kumai Port, near Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan January

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A team of Indonesian navy divers retrieved on Monday the flight data recorder from an AirAsia airliner that crashed two weeks ago, killing all 162 people on board, a government official said. 
"This morning I had an official report from the national transportation safety committee. At 7:11 we had succeeded in lifting the part of the black box known as the flight data recorder," Fransiskus Bambang Soelistyo, head of the search and rescue agency, told a news conference. 
"We are still trying to find the cockpit voice recorder." 
Flight QZ8501 vanished from radar screens over the northern Java Sea on Dec. 28, less than half-way into a two-hour flight from Indonesia's second-biggest city of Surabaya to Singapore.

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