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Indonesian search team raises tail of crashed AirAsia plane, no black box found

The Indonesian navy has retrieved the tail section of AirAsia flight QZ8501 from the Java Sea, two weeks after it crashed killing all 162 people on

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Indonesian search team raises tail of crashed AirAsia plane, no black box found

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The Indonesian navy has retrieved the tail section of AirAsia flight QZ8501 from the Java Sea, two weeks after it crashed killing all 162 people on board.

Divers are continuing their search for the black box recorders which could provide vital clues as to why the plane went down

On Friday “pings” had been detected 300m from where the tail section had lodged in the sea bed.

The cause of the crash remains a mystery, but, the plane encountered bad weather and requested a flight path change before communications were lost on December 28.

So far 48 bodies have been recovered, but strong winds and high waves have hampered the search for the main body of the plane where they believe most of the bodies could be trapped.