No proof of manipulations with Malaysian Boeing MH17 flight recorders found - report

An investigative group investigating the Malaysian Boeing crash in Ukraine has not found any proof that any manipulation was performed on the jet's flight recorders.

An investigative group investigating the Malaysian Boeing crash in Ukraine has not found any proof that any manipulation was performed on the jet's flight recorders.

The 30-minute recording of the flight has been extracted successfully, it contains information on conversations of the crew, and nothing unusual was observed during the flight, the report, released by the Dutch Security Council website on Tuesday, said. The record stopped abruptly and no warnings on system failures were determined, the document said.

Parameters of engine operation were in line with standards and no reports of failure in engine operation occurred, no technical faults related to the incident were found on the flight recorders, the report said.

Detailed analysis of the flight recorders continues, the investigative group said.

The group will release a final report within a year of the Boeing crash.

Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down in the Donetsk region on July 17. All 283 passengers and 15 crew members on board were killed. The majority of the deceased were Dutch citizens.

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