Investigators to examine second black box from MH17

Air investigators are to examine a second black box which was recovered from flight MH17 today.

The data could reveal if the pilots were aware of a missile coming towards the plane and what happened in the last few seconds of the flight if they were able to speak.

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Black boxes 'not handed over to Ukrainian authorities'

The black box flight recorders from the Malaysian plane that crashed over Ukraine have not been handed over to the authorities, Ukraine's Security Council has said.

A spokesman said he had no information about the whereabouts of the recorders.

He also reiterated that the Ukrainian government would agree a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels in the area, provided they lay down their arms, relinquish control of the border with Russia and allow international monitors to assess the situation.

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