Sky News are reporting that
Salvage experts recover the flight data recorder from the AirAsia plane a
fortnight after it crashed into the Java Sea.
analysis of the wreckage suggests the aircraft shattered because the cabin had
not depressurised when it slammed into the water.
S.B. Supriyadi, a director with
the Indonesian national search and rescue agency, said: “The cabin was
pressurised and before the pressure of the cabin could be adjusted, it went
down – boom. That explosion was heard in the area.”
A team of navy divers has now
retrieved the flight data recorder from wreckage after a fortnight-long
frustrating search which has been hampered by bad weather.