Indonesian airplane black box found at crash site, no survivors reported

JAKARTA- Search and Rescue workers have found the black box for a Trigana Air passenger aircraft that crashed in the remote mountainous interior of the country's eastern most province, a transportation ministry official said on Tuesday.
"At 1:40 local time the Trigana Air black box was found," Transportation Ministry Julius Arivada Barata told Reuters by text message.Earlier, the National Search and Rescue Agency said the twin turboprop ATR-42-300 probably hit a peak on Sunday before crashing into a ravine in the Bintang Mountains district, about 7 nautical miles from Oksibil.
ATR is a joint venture between Airbus and Alenia Aermacchi, a subsidiary of Italian aerospace firm Finmeccanica .
Additionally, workers are reported to have found all 54 bodies of the passengers who were aboard the flight.
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