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NTSB: black boxes can survive years of saltwater

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March 28, 2014
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NTSB investigators said Friday that airplane black boxes, like those aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, are designed to withstand crashes and years of harsh elements like saltwater submersion. (March 28) Video provided by AP


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