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    Difficulties Remain in Mapping Out Flight Path of Crashed Boeing 737-800

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    The final segment of the flight path of the crashed Boeing 737-800 plane remains undetermined, the Russian Izvestia newspaper reports citing a source close to the investigation.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Difficulties in mapping out the flight trajectory are caused by a lack of landing radar data, the source told the newspaper on Thursday.

    FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 crashed while landing at Russia’s Rostov-on-Don airport on Saturday, killing all 62 people on board.

    The Russian Investigative Committee has been working to determine the cause of the crash together with Moscow-based Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC or MAK). They are expected to be joined by foreign experts.

    Currently, the investigators are considering several scenarios that may have caused the crash, including human error, technical failure and difficult weather conditions.

    On Monday, the Russian Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper, citing sources familiar with the investigation, reported that the crash could have been caused by the plane steering gear getting locked because of low temperatures.


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