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Black Boxes Found From Brazilian Football Team Plane Crash

AFP

First published: November 30, 2016, 8:46 AM IST | Updated: November 30, 2016
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Black Boxes Found From Brazilian Football Team Plane Crash
Rescue workers place the body of an airplane crash victim into a waiting helicopter, in La Union, near Medellin, Colombia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The chartered plane was carrying a Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history when it crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, Colombian officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Luis Benavides)

La Union (Colombia): Emergency workers have found the black boxes with flight data and cockpit voice recordings from a plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains with a Brazilian football team on board, officials have said.

Luis Perez Gutierrez, the governor for Antioquia department in northwestern Colombia, where the charter flight went down, announced yesterday that the two black boxes had been located. Aviation officials later confirmed the find.

Officials did not immediately say how long it would take to analyze their contents.

AFP

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