One of two black boxes in Cuba plane crash found in ‘good condition’

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Cuba Plane CrashRescue teams search through the wreckage site of a Boeing 737 that plummeted into a cassava field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Two days of national mourning is underway in Cuba, for victims of that plane crash at the main airport in Havana. An investigation has been launched over why the plane when down shortly after takeoff on Friday. More than 100 aboard died on the flight while traveling to a city in eastern Cuba. Three survivors are fighting for their lives.

CGTN’s Giles Gibson reports from Havana.

Aviation expert JP Tristani discusses Cuba plane crash

CGTN’s Susan Roberts spoke with Aviation expert and former commercial airline pilot JP Tristani about the Cuba plane crash.