posted on Jan, 30 2013 @ 06:26 PM
The Russian Interstate Aviation Committee has taken control of the CVR and FDR from the crashed aircraft and will analyse them. SCAT has confirmed
there were 16 passengers, including one child, and 5 crew on board the aircraft when it crashed. It was the first accident of the type in the
The Captain of the flight had over 1,000 hours in type, and over 18,000 hours total time. The crew is reported as being healthy and prepared for the
flight. The aircraft had a 2A check in mid December. A 2A check is basically like an oil change and PM for the aircraft, where they check for any
major issues with the aircraft at the same time.