Indonesia ends search for Sukhoi victims
Published on May 23, 2012
Indonesia’s emergency services have ended the search for survivors of the Sukhoi air crash. The move eff ectively confi rms that all 45 people onboard the Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft died when it crashed on the slopes on Mount Salak, West Java, on 9 May. The search for the aircraft’s fl ight data recorder however, will continue. The cockpit voice recorder was retrieved last week and is currently being examined in Jakarta. Local media reported that Russian investigators have also now pulled out of the area.
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