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Experts succeed in making 34 fingerprints of Superjet 100 victims

May 16, 2012, 17:19 UTC+3

By now we’ve succeeded in identifying the remains of an Indonesian citizen by dental model

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BANGKOK, May 16 (Itar-Tass) — Experts succeeded in making 34 fingerprints in the course of the analysis of 30 containers with the remains of those who had died during the Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 plane in Indonesia, spokesman for the Indonesian National Police Boy Rafli Amar said on Wednesday.

“By now we’ve succeeded in identifying the remains of an Indonesian citizen by dental model,” Amar said.

Head of Police Hospital in East Jakarta, Brigadier General Agus Prainto said, “We succeeded in identifying the remains of one of the dead persons due to dental model. We could identify only one people in such a manner.”

The Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 airliner crashed during the flight demonstration on May 9. According to the existing information, there are 45 people, including eight Russians, aboard the jet. Itar-Tass reports the crewmembers involve chief pilot Alexander Yablontsev, assisted captain Alexander Kochetkov, air navigator Oleg Shvetsov. In addition, engineer Alexei Kirkin and air flight test engineer Denis Rakhimov were aboard the plane. The flight demonstration also involved three employees of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company – Nikolai Martyshchenko, Yevgeny Grebenshchikov and Kristina Kurzhukova.

At present, the bodies of dead persons are being evacuated from the slope of the Salak Mountain at the height of 1,500 kilometres.

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