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Black Boxes From Plane Crash In Colombia Retrieved


RJR News / 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 did not immediately say how long it would take to analyse their contents.     The aircraft, carrying 72 passengers and nine crew members, was flying from Brazil via Bolivia to Medellin, when it crashed in an area called Cerro Gordo about 50 kilometres from the city, Colombia’s second largest.   The plane was transporting the Chapecoense football team from southern Brazil, which was scheduled to play the Copa Sudamericana finals against Atletico Nacional on Wednesday.   According to Colombian authorities, six people, including four players, survived the crash.         Brazil’s President Michel Temer has declared three days of mourning for the victims of the crash.

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