Russia: Russian plane sinks in sea, 28 people were on board, Contact lost with plane in Russia’s Far East, 28 on board: reports
Russian plane sunk in sea. -symbolic photo  |  Photo Credits: PTI
Moscow : A plane sank in the sea in Russia on Tuesday. According to the news agency RIA, 28 people were on board the plane. The plane lost contact with air traffic control when it was trying to land. After that he drowned in the sea. Six crew members and 22 passengers were on board the plane. Russian news agency Tass quoted local officials as saying that the Russian plane An-26 went missing in the country’s Far East region of the Kamchatka Peninsula. The agency quoted another source as saying that the plane lost contact with air traffic control when it was trying to land.
6 crew members included in the plane
According to a Sputnik report, six crew members were among the 28 people on board. “On July 6, the Crisis Management Center in the Kamchatka area received information that a passenger flight from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana could not be contacted within the stipulated time,” the regional office of the emergency ministry said.
The sky was cloudy at the time of the accident
The emergency ministry says the village mayor Olga Mokhreva and four local government officials were on board the plane. The plane lost contact with ATC when it was about 10 km from Palana airport. The Interfax news agency quoted the local meteorological department as saying that the sky was cloudy at the time of the accident.
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