Indonesia suspends dive search for crashed jet's cockpit recorder

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Indonesia on Wednesday temporarily suspended a search by divers for the cockpit voice recorder of a Sriwijaya Air that crashed with 62 people on board.
JAKARTA — Indonesia on Wednesday temporarily suspended a search by divers for the cockpit voice recorder of a Sriwijaya Air that crashed with 62 people on board shortly after takeoff.

The search in the Java Sea had to be halted due to bad weather that whipped up waves of up to 2.5 meters (8.2 feet) in height, officials said.

Earlier on Wednesday, divers retrieved more debris and a damaged Identity card of one of the victims, Navy official Abdul Rasyid told reporters on board the Indonesian navy ship Rigel.

Relatives of passengers on board the missing Sriwijaya Air flight wait for news at the Supadio airport on Indonesia's Borneo island on Saturday. LOUIS ANDERSON / AFP - Getty Images

Divers retrieved the plane's flight data recorder (FDR) from the seabed on Tuesday and officials said they had…
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