"The location was estimated 300 metres from the initial point," Moeldoko said.

The tail of the Airbus A320-200, which crashed in the sea off Indonesia's Central Kalimantan coast, was found on  Wednesday.

Moeldoko was onboard the navy's Banda Aceh, used as a baseship to supervise the operation to lift up the tail, which he said, was submerged in the seabed mud.

Seven divers were deployed to check the signals and confirm the position of the black  boxes, Moeldoko added.

Flight  QZ8501 went down on December 28 en route from Indonesia's second largest city of  Surabaya to Singapore with 162 people aboard. So far, 47 bodies have been recovered in a multinational search operation.

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