International investigators received from the Russian Federation additional information about the crash of MH17
In the investigation team said that the information will be studied in the near future.
The HAGUE, 24 August. /TASS/. International investigators received additional data from the radar in the time of the crash Boeing in Ukraine in June 2014. This was reported on Thursday in the Dutch prosecutors office, whose representatives are members of Joint investigation group (CIG) involved in the criminal investigation of the tragedy.
In response to an additional request for legal aid sent by the Netherlands, “from the Russian Federation this week received additional radar data and instructions (software for decrypting the data),” said the Agency.
It recalled that the results obtained from the data of the Russian Federation in October 2016 was not provided in the format of ASTERIX, developed by the European organization for the safety of air navigation (EUROCONTROL) and globally recognized.
“Received additional information should be in the format of ASTERIX, — emphasized in Prosecutor’s office. — In the near future these data will be transcribed and studied”.
Passenger plane Boeing 777 company Malaysia Airlines, carrying out flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur that crashed on 17 July 2014 in the Eastern Donetsk region. Killed 283 passengers and 15 crew members — citizens of 10 countries.
A criminal investigation of the tragedy is engaged in the SSG, which includes the representatives of Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine.
In September 2016 the investigators published the results of his analysis, which suggests that the plane was shot down by a missile from a Buk missile system, which at the time of launch were located in the area of the village of Pervomaysky to the South of the village of Snow, which was the day of the tragedy under the control of militias.
The specialists acknowledged that he had not had time to study the Russian side provided information. In turn, the Russian data analysis of primary radar denies the possibility of launching anti-aircraft missiles at the Boeing out of the area East of the crash site, including from beneath the village of Snow.