Second black box from crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

A woman lights a candle at a memorial to one of the victims of the Black Sea plane crash, famous Russian charity activist and founder of the Voters' League Yelizaveta Glinka, on the shores of the Black Sea in Sochi on December 27, 2016Russian rescuers trawling the Black Sea on Wednesday found the second black box from a Syria-bound military plane that crashed at the weekend with 92 people on board, authorities said. “The second onboard recorder from the Tu-154 plane has been found and raised from the seabed,” the defence ministry said in a statement to Russian news agencies. The discovery of the black box comes the day after rescuers found the primary inflight recorder and should help provide vital clues as investigators try to work out what caused the fatal crash.

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