Indonesian authorities will download on Monday the contents of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from a Lion Air jet that crashed more than two months ago, killing all 189 people on board, after it was retrieved from the sea near Jakarta.
Indonesia's Navy spokesman Agung Nugroho was quoted in local media as saying the recorder was found 8m deep under mud on the sea floor.
"We don't know what damage there is, it has obvious scratches on it", Nugroho said.
The flight data recorder gathers information about the speed, altitude and direction of the plane with enough storage for 25 hours of data, while the cockpit voice recorder keeps track of pilots' conversations and other sounds in the cockpit.
Mr Satmiko told AFP that the voice recorder was found at around 09:00 local time (02:00 GMT).
The crash was the deadliest of 2018 and the first of a Boeing 737 Max jet.
Divers have found the second black box from a doomed Lion Air jet that crashed previous year killing all 189 people onboard, Indonesian authorities said Monday.
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Flight JT610 crashed into the sea shortly after take-off for the short journey to Pangkal Pinang.
He said the voice recorder's signal, created to last 90 days following a crash, would have stopped in about 15 days.
The cockpit voice recorder is one of the two so-called black boxes crucial for the investigation of a plane crash.
The preliminary crash report from Indonesia's transport safety agency suggested that pilots of Flight 610 struggled to control the plane's anti-stalling system immediately before the crash.
Investigators say the plane had encountered technical problems.
Officials had said then that it could take up to six months to analyse data from the black boxes.
The plane's flight data recorder showed that pilots had repeatedly tried to correct its nose from pointing down, possibly after erroneous data from AoA sensors was fed into a system that automatically adjusts some of its movements.
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