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Explainer: How to read an aircraft's black box

Firstpost Thursday, 14 March 2019 ()
By Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) - France's BEA safety investigators are searching for clues as to what caused an Ethiopian Airlines plane to hurtle to the ground after take-off, as they begin analysing two black boxes that arrived in Paris on Thursday from the crashed Boeing 737 MAX. Here is how the process works. WHAT ARE BLACK BOXES
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