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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Rebel leader 'hands over black boxes to experts'

A senior separatist leader, Aleksander Borodai, handed over black boxes from an airliner downed over eastern Ukraine to Malaysian experts in the city of Donetsk.

According to Reuters, both sides then signed a document, which Borodai said was a protocol to finalise the procedure.

Christopher Miller, editor at Kyiv Post, has posted a picture of the reported handover.

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