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Russia: Search continues for missing Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft01:17

Russia: Search continues for missing Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft

Russian Federation, Irkutsk
July 2, 2016 at 14:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

EMERCOM personnel continued to coordinate the search for the missing Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft from Irkutsk International Airport on Saturday.

The aircraft, which went missing on Friday, had ten fire-fighters and crew members on board and was said to be in a good condition before the flight. It is reported that the aircraft went missing in the Kachug area, where smoke was reported to be extremely thick. A search operation was launched after contact was lost around 05:34, local time.

A criminal case has been initiated under the article ‘Violation of safety rules of movement and operation of air transport.’

Russia: Search continues for missing Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft01:17
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EMERCOM personnel continued to coordinate the search for the missing Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft from Irkutsk International Airport on Saturday.

The aircraft, which went missing on Friday, had ten fire-fighters and crew members on board and was said to be in a good condition before the flight. It is reported that the aircraft went missing in the Kachug area, where smoke was reported to be extremely thick. A search operation was launched after contact was lost around 05:34, local time.

A criminal case has been initiated under the article ‘Violation of safety rules of movement and operation of air transport.’

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