Kyrgyzstan officials said yesterday they had recovered the flight data recorder from the Itek Air 737-200 that crashed Sunday, killing 68 of 90 passengers and crew, and have established a commission to conduct an investigation into the accident. The aircraft was owned and operated by Itek and reportedly was chartered for the flight by Iran Aseman Airlines. It was en route from Bishkek to Tehran. About 10 min. after takeoff, pilots made a "request to return for technical reasons," Transport ...

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