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Main Tu-154 Flight Data Recorder Found, to Be Decoded in Moscow - MoD

© AP Photo / Viktor KlyushinMinistry of Emergency Situations employees prepare rescue boats at a pier just outside Sochi, Russia, Monday, Dec. 26, 2016
Ministry of Emergency Situations employees prepare rescue boats at a pier just outside Sochi, Russia, Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 - Sputnik International
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Russian Defense Ministry said that main flight data recorder of the Russian military plane has been found in the Black Sea and will be delivered to Moscow for decoding.

Search operations underway after Tu-154 crash in Black Sea - Sputnik International
First Tu-154 Black Box Found, Raised to Black Sea Surface - Security Source
MOSCOW (Sputnik) The main flight data recorder of the Russian military plane has been found in the Black Sea and will be delivered to Moscow for decoding, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

"The Falcon small-class compact remote-operated vehicle found the main flight data recorder 1,600 meters [0.99 miles] from the shore at a depth of 17 meters [55.7 feet] at 5:42 a.m. [02:42 GMT]," the ministry said.

It said that the black box will be sent to the central research institute in Lyubertsy on the southeastern outskirts of Moscow, which will be tasked with decoding the data, in the coming hours.

The Russian Defense Ministry's Tu-154 aircraft en route to Syria from Moscow crashed soon after takeoff near Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi early on Sunday.

The plane was carrying 92 people including eight crew members, 64 musicians of the Alexandrov Ensemble, nine reporters, head of Spravedlivaya Pomoshch (Fair Aid) charity Elizaveta Glinka, and two federal civil servants.

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