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epa04544753 US Navy members and Indonesian rescuers unload bodies from a Seahawk helicopter at Iskandar Military Airport in Pangkalan Bun, Central Borneo, Indonesia, 02 January 2015. The search for the flight recorders and fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed off Indonesia with 162 people on board was in full swing, as weather improved five days after the accident. The cockpit voice recorder and the flight data recorder, known as black boxes, are key to shedding light on what went wrong with flight QZ8501, which crashed halfway through a two-hour flight between Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-largest city, and Singapore. It was AirAsia’s first fatal crash. EPA/ADI WEDA