OREANDA-NEWS  As part of the criminal investigation, investigators seized the black boxes of the Airbus A320 airliner, which made an emergency landing on a field near Novosibirsk the day before. It will take several days to decipher them. This was stated by a representative of the IC on the air of the Rossiya 24 TV channel.

"During the inspection, together with a representative of the Federal Air Transport Agency, the situation was recorded, flight recorders, samples of aviation fuel, engine oil, for which a complex of forensic examinations was assigned," said Sergey Konev, deputy head of the criminalistics department of the Eastern MSUT of the TFR.

The scene of the accident is still fenced off – specialists work there, including employees of the Ural Airlines air carrier, which owns the liner.

Early in the morning of September 12, the pilots of the A-320 airliner, which was flying from Sochi to Omsk, reported a malfunction in the hydraulic system. The commander decided to land in Novosibirsk – the runway is longer there, but they landed on the field due to lack of fuel. There were 167 people on board, no one was injured. A criminal case has been opened on violation of traffic safety rules and operation of air transport.