A senior Iranian official announced on Monday that the country will likely transfer the black box of the crashed Aseman airline ATR-72 plane to France for further investigation.

“The black box of the ATR plane was found and is under preliminary studies by experts,” Managing-Director of Atiyeh Saba holding company Vali Azarnoush, whose firm is the owner of Aseman airline, told FNA on Monday.
“Also, the country which has manufactured the plane and the one that has designed the aircraft are present in investigations on the ATR black box, while the black box may also be sent to France as well,” he added.

Iranian rescue workers and mountain climbers found the black box of the ATR-72 plane belonging to Aseman airline on Saturday.

The rescue workers and mountain climbers were trained by a team of French specialists who had visited Iran after the plane crash.

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