MOSCOW, November 4. /TASS/. The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the Russian A321 plane that crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Saturday have been seriously damaged but the work to copy its data is under way, the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) said on Wednesday.
"The cockpit voice recorder has suffered serious mechanical damage," the committee said. "Now in Egypt, the preparatory work with participation of experts of the IAC and France’s BEA [the Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for civil aviation safety] is being done to copy the recorded information, taking all possible precautionary measures.".