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Afghanistan to publish investigation results on Azerbaijani crashed aircraft

Azerbaijan Materials 14 September 2011 18:41
Afghanistan will publish the deciphered data from "black box" of the Azerbaijani plane crashed in July after it receives it from Russia, Deputy Head of Kabul Airport Flight Department Jawad Vahabzade said.
Afghanistan to publish investigation results on Azerbaijani crashed aircraft

Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 14 / Trend T. Konyayeva /

Afghanistan will publish the deciphered data from "black box" of the Azerbaijani plane crashed in July after it receives it from Russia, Deputy Head of Kabul Airport Flight Department Jawad Vahabzade said.

"Russia has not delivered the information from "black box", he told Trend over phone from Kabul. "We will publish the data after the Russian side provides us with it."

"Russia said that at present the Russian specialists analyze the information from "black box", Vahabzade said.

The Afghan side sent the flight recorder MARS-BM of the IL-76 plane of the Azerbaijani Silk Way Air Company, crashed in Afghanistan in the night of July 6, to the Interstate Aviation Committee on Aug. 15, 2011.

The accident is being investigated by the Afghan aviation bodies with the participation of an authorized representative of the aviation committee and the concerned countries in accordance with Annex 13 to the Convention about the International Civil Aviation.

Specialists of the Interstate Aviation Committee opened and copied information from the onboard sound recorder in the presence of representatives from Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan.

MARS-BM recorder was significantly damaged. The tape was not damaged. All data was copied from the tape.

After the operations are competed, the materials will be delivered to Afghanistan's aviation bodies to complete the investigation and prepare a final draft report.

T. Jafarov contributed to the article.

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