China plane crash: Second black box will take a year to 'shed light' on why the accident happened

The second ‘black box’ from the wreckage of a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 jet that crashed into a mountainside in southern China has been located.

But it will take up to a year, says the Civil Aviation Administration of China, to piece together a comprehensive narrative for what happened.

Flight MU5735 crashed on Monday, killing all 132 people onboard, mainland China’s deadliest aviation disaster in 28 years.

Heading to coastal Guangzhou from the southwestern city of Kunming, the plane dived from cruising altitude around the time it should have started its landing descent. The dead included nine crew members.

The flight data recorder, which could shed light on the cause of the

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