Accident investigators are hoping to gain an insight into the cause of Australia's worst air crash in 40 years after retrieving the black box recorders from the wreckage of a regional aircraft in far north Queensland. Fifteen passengers and crew were killed when the Metroliner operated by Transair on behalf of Aero-Tropics Air Services slammed into a cloud-covered mountain on a scheduled flight from Bamaga near Cape York to Cairns Saturday morning. The 19-seat aircraft was preparing to ...

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