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  • a device used to locate the black boxes from the Boeing 737 that crashed off the coast of Indonesia is suffering from technical problems or equipment damage, according to officials.

  • They say that the crew themselves didn't declare an emergency before the passenger jet suddenly plunged into the sea.

  • There were 62 people on board when it crashed.

  • Well, Calista zero Wijaya, from the BBC's Indonesian service is at the port in Jakarta on Hey Issues with MAWR on the search for those black boxes.

  • So the search for the black boxes continued today and earlier.

  • The officials have said that they have located those black boxes.

  • However, when the team the search team, tried to discover the black boxes, their effort was hampered by ah lot off debris underwater.

  • So they're not trying to clear out the debris in order to find that black boxes on way also heard today from the National Transportation Safety Uh, Commission that they will receive from a Singapore a tool that will help them locate those black boxes.

  • They call it a ping locator.

  • It's so these tools will make sound when it approaches the black boxes, according to the commission at the team's locator, or WAAS damage on their hoping that this help from the Singapore This locator will help with the search.

  • However, today the search team has also ensured that they have enough equipment and human resource is to continue the search.

  • So I can only imagine every minute every hour that passes is agony of a sort for all the relatives.

  • Of course, for the families of those who are on board on not many bodies have been found in any case.

  • But But what is the next step?

  • I presume they're gonna want Thio have to go through the painful process of funerals as soon as they can.

  • Yes.

  • So now uh, family off The passengers have started collecting their DNA sample.

  • It is used for the identification off the human remains that was found by the search team.

  • Now they have found, like, more than 70 bags containing human remains and they're now being excellent and identified and they will the police.

  • Now they are in charge of that in the identification, and they will give the body to the family once it's identified.

  • And it's surely a very shocking and sad experience for the family.

  • Yeah, very difficult times.

  • Indeed.

a device used to locate the black boxes from the Boeing 737 that crashed off the coast of Indonesia is suffering from technical problems or equipment damage, according to officials.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/12
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