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More than 10 kilometres from the main crash site where a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737 jet crashed, a Chinese farmer has found what he suspects is a piece of the aircraft. The potential find indicates the challenges investigators face as they piece together answers as to why the six year old plane plunged from the skies over southern China. The farmer, Huang Jianyi has told investigators he found the piece of metal as he was tending his paddy fields in Siwang, a day after the Boeing 737-800 carrying 132 people crashed into mountains in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. […]

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PLEASE NOTE: The photo shows a winglet at the impact site, NOT the metal strip found 10km away which I believe may be part of the fuselage.

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As far as i am aware both the black boxes are located quite close together on this type of aircraft.

Would have thought taking into account the way it speared in that the other box should be very close by the one they have already found.

surprised they have not located it yet even factoring in the difficult terrain and weather in the area.

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