PARIS, July 23, 2:44 /ITAR-TASS/. Flight recorders from ill-fate Malaysian Boeing that crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17 have been handed over to Dutch experts, France Presse said on Wednesday, citing the Dutch foreign ministry.
Later on, the flight recorders will be taken to Great Britain for decoding. On Tuesday, Alexander Borodai, a senior official of the Donetsk People’s Republic handed the flight recorders from the crashed Boeing 777 to Malaysian officials, who confirmed on their part the recorders were in good condition and had not been unsealed.
The Malaysia Airlines Boeing-777 airliner (flight MH17) en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the area of combat operations between local militias and Ukrainian governmental troops in east Ukraine’s Donetsk region on 17. All 298 people aboard the plane, including 193 Dutchmen and ten British nationals, died in the crash.