Deciphering of recordings from the flight recorder of the РђN-100-140 aircraft, which crashed on 23 December 2005 at 22.27 p.m. near Baku started from 27 December 2005, the head of the AZAL State Concern Djahangir Askerov told the news conference today, Trend reports.
According to him, the flight recorder was found safe and intact and part of the data has been decoded already. The AZAL commission consists of 19 persons, including representatives of the State Concern, the Kharkov state aviation enterprise (Ukraine), the inter-state aviation committee and etc.
He noted, it has been identified at the result of the flight recorder deciphering that the aircraft had not moved by definite trajectory; it has been cleared out, 30 seconds later after take-off there appeared problems in the gyroscopic horizon. However, one cannot assert today, that it was just the cause for the aircraft crash, the AZAL head noted.
В"The complete decoding of the flight recorder data will take about 2 weeks. Only after that we can name the cause of the air-crashвЂќ, he said.
At the result of the air-crash 18 passengers and 5 crew members died. The aircraft owned by AZAL State Concern left the Heydar Aliyev international airport at 22.19 p.m. by the route Baku-Aktau. The aircraft costs $9,1 million.