Update on Hunt for AirAsia Black Box

The USS Sampson is aiding in the search of the ocean floor.
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Transcript for Update on Hunt for AirAsia Black Box
The latest from the Java sea we may soon have some clues on why air rage a flight 8501. Went down on December 28. The first sign of wreckage spotted on the sea floor the plane's tail and the tail spotted the hope is the jet's black boxes. Won't be far away hello everyone I'm Michelle Franzen in New York. And here with more and with new exclusive footage from the area ABC news's Mohammed Leyland Hong Kong boon Indonesia. Mohammed you have captured some new video aboard the USS Sampson which is eighty in this search of air Asia jet what was it like on board. And well. At NW group that has arrived in. Afghanistan quite regularly so I yet but it was nurtured it who urged a couple hit it. And I got to think they're wearing a period or old. You grip on board did you set the better equipped and the war oral particularly sonar equipment and so we expect it there. Should or. Should you little don't. I'm they are working and bury our. Or. Bought. As you know. Are bits. I'd pitch frequency. And it's actually got a audible frequency you're you're. Here we see the back. Here at the beer out there would expect their their equipment they bought the Portland. Girls lined well I would say. There very long. They're flying through all purpose or whether there boats smaller boat builder the water. They been able to recover number as well so you can't underestimate. The importance. That explained as part of the overall reduction. Well let's talk about the search a little bit weather especially bad recent during recovery efforts. How was it will your time on board. You know whoever we were buried about a week early about. Rigor or I would prepare a banner that sent letters vote. It out. I think we must brought Republicans because it never weighed on or. They were regularly are the the they think they're regular life who would describe it. Like on rates I am courts you know all the water or they. They're all waters but some are good at intermission. What you're fighting. That didn't estimate the training that. Savers and it. Does go through. I'll get it quits it very well in order to get their. So give us the latest on the search for the plane and talks about those black boxes. Could they be within the searchers sites. Should've honored that you loved it and discovered particular. It discovered that her ultra its diapers. I'll get back on. To the local about the Taylor the air Asia. Very eager but this ain't. The problem right now what are described but better it's that we let it looked a little bit. At the bottom of the war under org. It. The problem is big in the mud. Hampering the black signal. That area. The first minute you're there a bigger meet again it'll section out of the mine. Hey we know they were looking at. The big eagle. We got sort of inflatable balloons that would try to sort of live. With the sale and the out of my. On the and there's a lot of well you're that it might be able to over the days. You're dealing. You know Barry are. You also say that it's. Not acting watched. I'm and that's where we gotta run a lot of the black ops the rate it normally our I still haven't heard and they are all being made it. And so the search you're really continue until they your signal. They're gonna do it we're beginning that's you know scanning the waters that. All right ABC news Mohammed Leo we look forward to hearing more about your trip on the USS Sampson thanks for joining us. You can keep up with this story of course in real time by downloading the ABC news app and star in this story for exclusive updates on the go. For now I'm Michelle Franzen in New York.

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