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Second black box of crashed Germanwings' A320 found

(Xinhua) Updated: 2015-04-03 09:57

Second black box of crashed Germanwings' A320 found

General David Galtier displays a picture showing the second black box from the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps last week during a press conference held in Marseille, southern France, April 2, 2015. [Photo/IC]

PARIS - The second black box of the Germanwings' A320 plane that crashed on March 24 in the southern French Alps was found, announced Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin and cited by French news channel BFMTV.

The second black box is to be analyzed by the French Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA) in Paris.

BEA managed to extract useful data from the first black box, the Cockpit Voice Recorder, retrieved last week. After studying the file, it was thought the co-pilot deliberately destroyed the aircraft.

The airbus A320, operated by Lufthansa's budget airline Germanwings, crashed while flying from Barcelona, Spain to Duesseldorf, Germany, killing all 144 passengers and six crew members on board.

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