Ukraine's aircraft manufacturer to join Russia's plane crash probe

Ukraine's aircraft manufacturer to join Russia's plane crash probe

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MOSCOW, Feb. 12, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People attend a memorial service to mourn the victims in the AN-148 passenger jet crash near the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, Russia, on Feb. 12, 2018. Rescuers have presumably recovered the second flight data recorder of the AN-148 passenger jet that crashed in the Moscow region on Sunday, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said Monday. On Sunday, an Antonov-148 of Saratov Airlines bound for the city Orsk in Russia
MOSCOW, Feb. 12, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People attend a memorial service to mourn the victims in the AN-148 passenger jet crash near the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, Russia, on Feb. 12, 2018. Rescuers have presumably recovered the second flight data recorder of the AN-148 passenger jet that crashed in the Moscow region on Sunday, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said Monday. On Sunday, an Antonov-148 of Saratov Airlines bound for the city Orsk in Russia
MOSCOW, Feb. 12, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People attend a memorial service to mourn the victims in the AN-148 passenger jet crash near the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, Russia, on Feb. 12, 2018. Rescuers have presumably recovered the second flight data recorder of the AN-148 passenger jet that crashed in the Moscow region on Sunday, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said Monday. On Sunday, an Antonov-148 of Saratov Airlines bound for the city Orsk in Russia
Kiev, Feb 13 (IANS) Ukraine's state-run aircraft manufacturing company Antonov is ready to participate in the investigation of An-148 plane crash in Russia's Moscow region."In case of receiving an official invitation, the specialists of state enterprise Antonov are ready to take part in the investigation of this aviation accident," Xinhua quoted the company as saying.The An-148 of Saratov Airlines carrying 71 people crashed on Sunday shortly after taking off from Russia's second-busiest airport in Moscow, killing all the people on board.The aircraft was designed by Ukraine's Antonov company and manufactured at the Voronezh Aircraft Production Company in southwestern Russia in 2010.The Russian Transport Ministry told Interfax that several reasons of the crash were being considered, including weather conditions and human factors.--IANSsku/

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