MOSCOW, July 22 (RIA Novosti) - Flight recorders of a crashed Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 will be analyzed in the United Kingdom following a Dutch request, British Prime Minister David Cameron wrote on Twitter Tuesday.
“We've agreed Dutch request for air accident investigators at Farnborough to retrieve data from MH17 black boxes for international analysis," Cameron said in his Twitter account.
On Monday night, authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic handed over two flight data recorders, known as black boxes, recovered from the crash site to Malaysian representatives.
The republic’s prime minister Alexander Boroday and his deputy Andrei Purgin signed a handover agreement, stating that experts from the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) are to get access to them.
According to the head of Malaysia’s delegation, the black boxes are in good condition.
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed on July 17 near the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, including 283 passengers and 15 crew members.
The UN Security Council condemned the downing of the passenger plane and unanimously voted in support of a thorough and independent international investigation of the incident.
The 15-member council said in a resolution it "supports efforts to establish a full, thorough and independent international investigation into the incident in accordance with international civil aviation guidelines."