MOSCOW, December 19. /TASS/. The flight data recorders from the Ilyushin Il-18 aircraft that made an emergency landing in Siberia’s Yakutia earlier on Monday have been recovered for delivery to a specialized laboratory, the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry has said.
"The Russian Defense Ministry’s special commission is working at the site of the Il-18 aircraft crash landing. Experts dismantled and recovered the flight data recorders to be delivered to a specialized laboratory for examination," the press service said.
The plane flying from the Kansk airfield made an emergency landing at 4:45 am on Monday some 30 kilometers from the Tiski airfield. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, seven crew members and 32 passengers - a rotating team of officers - were onboard the plane.