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Jakarta — Indonesian investigators said on Sunday the crashed Boeing aeroplane carrying 62 people operated by Sriwijaya Air broke apart on impact with the sea off the Jakarta coast, which could rule out a midair break-up.

National Transportation Safety Committee chair Soerjanto Tjahjono shared his conclusion by text message, without elaborating. A search-and-rescue team has located the crash site where the aeroplane went down just minutes after take-off on Saturday, with authorities saying they expect to retrieve the aircraft’s black boxes as soon as Sunday evening...

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