NTSB: Black Boxes Can Survive Years of Saltwater

NTSB: Black Boxes Can Survive Years of Saltwater

March 28, 2014 Updated Mar 28, 2014 at 4:08 PM EST

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.

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