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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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MH17 bodies being taken to Kharkiv

The bodies of flight MH17 victims have begun a long journey back to the Dutch city where they boarded the downed airliner almost five days ago amid continued diplomatic tensions over the 298 deaths.

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands guard near the train transporting the remains of victims Credit: Reuters

A UK expert is among international representatives waiting to start the process of identifying the remains when they arrive in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv before being flown on to Amsterdam.

Pro-Russian separatists yesterday agreed to allow 282 bodies recovered from the crash site to be sent there by train before being flown to Amsterdam on a Dutch C130 Hercules after days of global condemnation of their handling of the crash site.

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