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Crew did not survive Antonov An-26 crash in Russia’s Far East

Headlines 14:35 23 Sep, 2021

The Emergencies Ministry reported earlier that the plane’s wreckage site was found during a search from a Mil Mi-8 helicopter

Crew did not survive Antonov An-26 crash in Russia’s Far East

The crew of the Antonov An-26 aircraft that crashed in a nature reserve in the Khabarovsk region in Russia’s Far East did not survive, according to preliminary data, a source in the emergency services said, Qazet.az reports citing TASS.

"According to preliminary data, there are no survivors of the plane crash," the source said.

The Emergencies Ministry reported earlier that the plane’s wreckage site was found during a search from a Mil Mi-8 helicopter. In total, 140 people and 35 pieces of equipment are involved in the operation.