Work to Decode A-320 Flight Recorders Began

30.05.2006 13:31 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Works started in Moscow to decode the content of
flight recorders of A-320 Armavia air company plane, which had crashed
in the Black Sea. Containers of airborne recorders of the plane were
opened today. The media were extracted and are ready to
processing. Media with sound and parameter information are in a
satisfactory condition for processing.

In compliance with technological norms and legal procedure, Armenian,
Russian and French specialists will engage in decoding the flight
recorders. The decoding of the data is expected to take a month, RIA
Novosti reports.

On the night of May 3 a Yerevan-Sochi flight of Armavia national
carrier crashed in the Black Sea 6 km away from Adler airport killing
all of 113 people aboard, including 6 children and 8
crewmembers. Among them were 26 Russian citizens, one Ukrainian and
one Georgian citizen, while all the rest of the passengers were
Armenian citizens.