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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 425-01
September 14, 2001

FLIGHT DATA AND COCKPIT VOICE RECORDERS FOUND

The Department of Defense announced this morning that at approximately 4:00 a.m., today, searchers found the flight data and cockpit voice recorders in the wreckage of the plane that hit the Pentagon on Tuesday, Sep. 11. The recorders are in the possession of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The National Transportation Safety Board is providing technical assistance in reading the data on the recorders, which are currently at the NTSB laboratory in Washington, D.C.

For further information, contact Ted Lopatkiewicz, NTSB Public Affairs, at202-314-6100.

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