The voice recorder of Uganda`s presidential helicopter M1- 172
that crashed last Saturday in Southern Sudan has been recovered by
the accident probe team. As reported on ANN, the crash
killed Sudanese first vice president John Garang and 13 others.
The team is reported to be studying the equipment to see what
clues it may yield about the mechanical condition of the aircraft
before it went down. Team members include three Ugandans, a team
from the Sudan Aviation Authority and Kenya, and experts from the
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) that were sent to
assist in the investigation.
US State Department spokesman Tom Casey told reporters earlier
this week that technical assistance had been requested from the
NTSB by President Yoweri Museveni and the new Sudan People`s
Liberation Army leader and new first vice president, Salva