Search and rescue forces of the Ministry of National Defense have detected signals from the black box of CASA-212 aircraft at the depth of nearly 60 meters underwater in Bach Long Vy island area off Hai Phong city, reported the command post in the island last night.
|The waters where CASA-212 wreckage is determined to locate 50-60 meters underwater (Photo: SGGP)|
Searchers have rushed to locate and retrieve the black box. Meantime, authorized agencies have been working to identify bodies and determine origin of recovered objects.
On the same day, rescuers retrieved more debris from fighter jet SU30-MK2 in Mat (Eye) Island off Nghe An province. Commandoes from Brigade 126 have dived underwater in the area to find the aircraft’s wreckage.
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Debris retrieved at sea is from CASA-212