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FlyDubai flight had no aircraft failures – Russian investigators

Russian Interstate Aviation Committee said it will not release any details of the cockpit voice recorder

FlyDubai flight had no aircraft failures – Russian investigators
Image: Interstate Aviation Committee

The Russian Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) has said its preliminary investigations into the FlyDubai crash at Rostov-on-Don airport have found that there were no failures of the aircraft systems or components, and power plant failures detected.

The Russian investigation team, together with UAE and US experts, continuing their work on the collection and analysing of information to determine the cause of the accident on March 19, when the FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 aircraft crashed and killed all 62 people onboard.

A detailed analysis of all factors related to the aircraft operation is ongoing, which includes examinations of the aircraft control system recovered components and elements, the IAC said.

“At IAC Laboratory the works on the data preparation for the mathematical model analysis and for the aircraft flight trajectory recovering supported by the audio and video reconstruction of the accident flight,” IAC said in a statement.

The committee added that it will not release any details of the cockpit voice recorder, in accordance with International and Russian air accident investigation policy.

“The IAC has not disclosed and have no intention for the disclosure of this data,” it said.

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