Commenting on the SSJ-100 catastrophe, Russian Transport Minister Yevgeny Dietrich stated that 41 bodies had been recovered after the crash, while 33 passengers had survived the incident.
He announced that the investigators had started researching the black boxes.
"The Interstate Aviation Committee is now decrypting the parametric recorder and working with two other black boxes", the minister said.
The crew managed to begin the evacuation process, however, many people received burns or suffered gas inhalation. According to the Health Ministry, at least 9 victims remain in hospital in critical or moderately severe condition.