MOSCOW, December 18. The autopsy and decryption “black box” su-24M, downed the Turkish air force on November 24, will be conducted openly, told reporters Deputy commander of the aerospace forces (VKS) Russia Sergei Dronov.
Began the deciphering of the black boxes of the downed over Syria su-24
“In accordance with the instructions of the President of the Russian Federation the procedure for opening flight recorder and decoding flight information will be held as open to Russian and international public. That’s why we turned to MAC, having extensive experience in the investigation of accidents and has modern technical equipment that meets all international standards”, – said the drones.
According to the commander of VKS RF, drive su-24 is damaged. “Given that the drive has damage to the hull, the cancellation of registered flight information will be carried out using special equipment. To date work on this drive was conducted, and it is in the same condition in which you discovered at the crash site of the aircraft”, – he said.
Foreign experts will participate in the investigation
Experts from China and the UK agreed to participate in the investigation of the death of the bomber, said Sergey drones.
Parametric flight recorder of the downed su-24 is detected and presented to the President of the Russian Federation
Putin invited British experts to take part in the deciphering of the black boxes of the su-24
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“To ensure maximum transparency and openness, we turned to foreign experts from 14 countries with an invitation to participate in this work (investigation – ed.) as observers. However, with the exception of the expert from China, Mr. Liu Chan Wei and the UK Mr Jonathan Gillespie and many other specialists, referring to a variety of circumstances, from participation in the investigation refused”, – said the drones.
The attack on the Russian su-24M and its consequences
November 24, fighter from the Turkish air force F-16 shot down Russian bomber su-24M, which, according to Ankara, had violated the country’s airspace near the border with Syria.
In response, the defense Ministry said the su-24M was in the skies over Syria and crossed the border by the Turkish aircraft. The crew of the downed bomber managed to eject, however, commander Oleg Peshkov was killed by ground fire. Navigator Konstantin Muratina saved the Russian military and taken to a Russian base. During the operation to evacuate the pilots of the su-24M was lost helicopter Mi-8. In the death of a marine-contract employee Alexander Pozynich.
Putin called the attack a Turkish air force aircraft of the Russian Federation, who participated in anti-terrorist operations in Syria and did not pose a threat to Turkey, “the stab in the back” of Russia.
The Russian head of state on 28 November signed a decree on the temporary ban from 1 January 2016 to hire workers from among the citizens of Turkey. With the new year also suspends the agreement with Turkey on visa-free regime. A ban or restriction on the import into Russia of certain goods from Turkey (the list will be determined by the government). In addition, it is not recommended to tour operators to sell trips to Turkey. The government was instructed to strengthen control over the activities of the Turkish road carriers on the territory of Russia in order to ensure security.
Putin: Russia believes that the su-24 was shot down, to secure the supply of illegal oil to Turkey