In Colombia at the crash site of the plane with the players of the club «Epicoene» found two «black boxes» that record flight data and conversations in the cockpit. About the discovery of the flight recorders, told reporters the head of the civil aviation authority of Colombia Alfredo Bocanegra, reports NEWSru.com.
Probably, these «black boxes» will help clarify the causes of the disaster. In the press there was speculation that the plane could fall due to technical reasons — from-for shortages of fuel. Representatives of the administration of the airport in Medellin, which was flying the flight, said that shortly before communication was lost with the ship, its crew reported an emergency «due to a failure in electrical equipment».
Before the crash the pilot of the crashed flight LMI2933 Miguel Quiroga in a raised voice demanded from the managers of the landing from lack of fuel. This was told to sources of the newspaper El Tiempo, reports «Medusa».
«Sources report that the pilot of flight LaMia Miguel Alejandro Quiroga Murakami continuously in a raised voice asked landing for lack of fuel, and then directed the plane towards the airport,» writes El Tiempo.
Reportedly, at the time of the fall Board was made for the third round of waiting in close proximity to the airport as priority boarding was assigned to another flight out of bogotá, previously reported problems with the devices. Earlier it was reported that the surviving flight attendant Jimena Suarez also spoke about the shortage of fuel.
At the same time in the official preliminary report about the crash Colombian authorities said that the pilot reported to dispatchers «only about problems with the electronics.»
Rescuers also definitively established the number of victims of the disaster. On Board were 68 passengers and not 72, as previously reported. Four people missed the flight. Of the 77 passengers and crew members survived the catastrophe of the seven, one survivor later died in hospital.
The plane of the Bolivian airline Lamia crashed near the town of El Gordo near the municipality of La unión (Antioquia). The players «Epicoene» flew on the scheduled for Wednesday, November 30, the game with the Colombian club «Atletico Nacional» in the final match of South American Cup.
Both «black boxes» crashed in Colombia of the plane with the players was found 30.11.2016