Experts from the French Bureau of Accident Investigations will assist the analysis of the Airbus A310 jetliner crash in Irkutsk, a bureau representative told Interfax.
She said a bureau representative has departed for the crash scene together with Airbus employees. He will soon be joined by more experts from the bureau.
The bureau investigates accidents involving French-made aircraft.
The Sibir Airline A310 en route from Moscow crashed upon landing at Irkutsk airport at 7:45 a.m. local time on July 9, 2006. The plane slid off the runway, hit a concrete wall and burst into flames.
The airline said that the plane was carrying 203 people. The crash killed 124.
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