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Investigators Find Both 'Black Boxes' from Venezuelan Plane Crash


Venezuelan authorities have found the second of two "black boxes" from the Colombian passenger plane that crashed in western Venezuela Tuesday.

Investigators hope the two flight data recorders will help determine what caused the crash, which killed all 160 people on board.

Colombian officials say the West Caribbean Airways plane had passed a safety inspection Monday.

The pilot of the McDonnell Douglas MD-82 aircraft reported engine trouble before the plane went down in a remote area near the Venezuela-Colombia border.

Venezuela's civil protection chief, Antonio Rivero, says more than 90 percent of human remains from the crash have been recovered. But officials say many of the bodies were mutilated, making formal identification difficult.

Some information for this report provided by AP and AFP.

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