Restoration of Palmyra possible after ending of hostilities in Syria — ministerSociety & Culture December 09, 20:35
Gazprom ready to supply gas to Ukraine — Russia’s energy ministerBusiness & Economy December 09, 20:08
WADA chief alarmed over statements in McLaren reportSport December 09, 19:04
Russian sports minister: McLaren’s words on "institutional conspiracy" erroneousSport December 09, 18:59
Russian PM says sanctions are not worth loss they cause for businessBusiness & Economy December 09, 18:24
Roscosmos praises contribution of US astronaut John Glenn to world cosmonauticsScience & Space December 09, 18:19
Russian Sports Ministry urges investigation into facts stated in McLaren reportSport December 09, 18:13
WADA says RUSADA must demonstrate 'independence from outside interference'Sport December 09, 18:03
Russian PM says Nord Stream-2 project benefits all participantsRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 09, 18:00
MOSCOW, March 19. /TASS/. One of the flight recorders of the plane that crashed on Saturday morning in Russia's southern Rostov-on-Don has been found, spokesman for the Russian Investigative Commitee Vladimir Markin has confirmed.
"By now, one recorder was found - the speech recorder. Investigators and experts are studying its conditions. Searches for the other recorder are under way," he said.
The Investigative Committee is also contacting representatives of the FlyDubai Company for probe into the Boeing crash in southern Russia's Rostov-on-Don.
"The investigators are establishing contacts with FlyDubai, and their representatives soon will arrive in Rostov-on-Don," Markin said.
The investigators "are studying documents and actions of the airport's services," he added.
It was earlier reported that investigators have two possible versians of what caused the plane crash. According to them, the plane could have crashed due to a piloting error due to bad weather conditions or a technical disorder.
On Saturday morning, at 3:42 Moscow time, FlyDubai’s Boeing 737-800 crashed at the airport in Russia’s southern Rostov-on-Don during the second circle on landing in complicated weather conditions (strong side wind and rain). The plane was serving a flight from Dubai. It was carrying 62 people. The preliminary information is that nobody survived the crash. Russia's president and prime minister have offered their condolences to the families of the victims.