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Black box found in China plane crash

2010-08-25 05:49:04 GMT2010-08-25 13:49:04 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

The black-box of a crashed passenger plane is found in Yichun City, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Aug. 25, 2010. A passenger plane with 96 people on board crashed late Tuesday night near the Yichun airport. At least 42 people were confirmed dead while the remaining 54 have been rescued and sent to hospitals. (Xinhua/Li Yong)

Rescuers search for survivors at the site where a passenger plane crashed in Yichun City, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, early on Aug. 25, 2010. A passenger plane with 96 people on board crashed late Tuesday night the Yichun airport. At least 42 people were confirmed dead while the remaining 54 have been rescued and sent to hospitals. (Xinhua Photo)

The black-box of a crashed passenger plane is found in Yichun City, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Aug. 25, 2010. A passenger plane with 96 people on board crashed late Tuesday night near the Yichun airport. At least 42 people were confirmed dead while the remaining 54 have been rescued and sent to hospitals. (Xinhua/Xing Guangli)

Photo taken on Aug. 25, 2010 shows the site where a passenger plane crashed in Yichun City, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Aug. 25, 2010. A passenger plane with 96 people on board crashed late Tuesday night near the Yichun airport. At least 42 people were confirmed dead while the remaining 54 have been rescued and sent to hospitals. (Xinhua Photo)

Photo taken on Aug. 25, 2010 shows the site where a passenger plane crashed in Yichun City, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Aug. 25, 2010. A passenger plane with 96 people on board crashed late Tuesday night near the Yichun airport. At least 42 people were confirmed dead while the remaining 54 have been rescued and sent to hospitals. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)

YICHUN, Heilongjiang, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- The black box of a crashed plane in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province was found Wednesday morning, Xinhua photographers at the scene said Wednesday.

The Henan Airlines plane with 91 passengers and five crew crashed late Tuesday near the Lindu airport on the outskirts of Yichun, killing 42 people and injuring 54 others.

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