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China Plane Crash Update: Search Continues for Second Black Box

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The search for the flight data recorder of the crashed China Eastern Airlines Corp. jet continued Friday, as authorities try to piece together what caused the Boeing Co. 737-800 NG to nosedive from the sky and into a hillside in southern China’s Guangxi region four days ago

More than 5,000 personnel have been working at the crash site, where parts of the aircraft have been retrieved, including the engine gearbox and some of the undercarriage on Friday. One piece of wreckage measuring 1.3 meters (4 feet) long was found over 6 miles away, suggesting the plane suffered at least some sort of breakup before impact. All 123 passengers and nine crew are presumed dead, making this China’s deadliest aviation disaster since 1994 if confirmed.