Investigators had no data to work with or survivors to interview after professional golfer Payne Stewart’s private jet slammed into a South Dakota field in 1999. The cockpit recorder yielded 30 minutes of no voices.
Authorities hunting for the black boxes on the missing Malaysian Air jet failed to detect their signals during the latest search efforts, increasing the likelihood that the devices’ battery power has run out.
Authorities have expanded a visual search for the missing Malaysian Air jet as a failure to detect further signals from the plane’s black-box recorders deepened concern the devices’ battery power has expired.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, having called Japan his country’s closest friend in Asia, will seek this week to overcome Chinese unease about his loyalties in a region beset by territorial tensions.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott sealed trade deals with Japan and South Korea as he seeks to boost exports of everything from beef to canned tomatoes and lower prices on cars and appliances for consumers.