Photo: News Online – Buryatiya / “VKontakte”
The investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case after an emergency landing An-24 in Nizhneangarsk and subsequent fire on Board. About it “lente.ru” has informed the official representative of the East-the Siberian Investigatory management on transport Nina Kalush.
It is noted that the case was opened under part 3 article 263 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Infringement of safety rules of movement and operation of air transport, entailed on imprudence death of two and more persons”).
Previously appeared the first footage from the scene extinguishing the fire on the liner in Buryatia. On the scene are emergency services, including 23 police officers.
At 10:20 local time (05:20 MSK) Antonov an-24, carrying out flight Ulan-Ude — Nizhneangarsk — Irkutsk, made an emergency landing at the departure airport in Nizhneangarsk. After takeoff, in the air refused one of the engines. The plane went beyond the runway by 100 metres and collided with the building of sewage treatment plants, followed by combustion of the liner.
As a result of incident seven people were injured, they were hospitalized. Two pilots were killed. 43 passengers, including one child, were rescued.
Video, photo All from Russia.