COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF RUSSIAN AIR FORCES: PILOTS OF CRASHED A320 DID NOT TAKE INTO ACCOUNT WEATHER CONDITIONS

Sochi, May 16. ArmInfo. Weather was the reasons of the recent crash
of Airbus A- 320 belonging to Armavia airline, stated Vladimir
Mikhaylov, Commander-in-Chief of Russian Air Forces, Russia Mass
Media report. "It is quite sure that pilots did not take into account
weather conditions as weather was the reason of the crash," he told
journalists. Russian Air Forces, "specialists of the 13th state
National Research Institution of the RF Defense Ministry are ready to
assist in deciphering the 'black boxes' of the plane," Mikhaylov said.

To note, A320 crashed failed to land at Adler airport on May 3 night
and crashed in the Black Sea killing all 113 on board. Only 51 bodies
were pulled out. Two airborne recorders were found at the depth of
490 meter, data of RF Emergency Situations Ministry say. Deep-sea
robots are currently used to pull out the recorders.