Black box and 2 bodies recovered from site of plane crash near Moscow

  11 February 2018    Read: 1743
Black box and 2 bodies recovered from site of plane crash near Moscow

Two bodies, as well as a flight data recorder and parts of the fuselage, have been retrieved from the crash site of the Saratov Airlines An-148, Russia's Emergencies Ministry reported.

The area has been cordoned off by the police and the National Guard, the head of the local branch of the Emergencies Ministry, Sergey Poletykin, said on Sunday.

The search-and-rescue operation is ongoing. Special lighting has been set up so the operation can continue into the night, he added. Earlier, the ministry said the area will be observed by drones.

Meanwhile, the Transport Prosecutor’s office said everyone aboard the An-148 was dead. Earlier, the Emergencies Ministry released the names of all 71 people on board the ill-fated aircraft.

 

RT


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