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Indonesian searchers find black box from crashed jet

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Chief of National Search and Rescue Agency Muhammad Syaugi (L) shows part of the black box of Lion Air’s flight JT610 airplane, on Baruna Jaya ship, in the north sea of Karawang, Indonesia, November 1, 2018. Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja via REUTERS

Indonesian authorities on Thursday retrieved a flight data recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed and broke apart in a shallow sea near the capital, Jakarta, this week, killing all 189 people on board.

The country’s second-deadliest air disaster since 1997 has prompted renewed concern about Indonesia’s patchy aviation safety record, and the government has said Lion Air will face tougher safety regulation.

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