Passenger plane L-410 crashed near Irkutsk. About it informs Interfax with reference to the administration of the Kazachinsko-Lensky district of the Irkutsk region. Information confirmed in the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
Onboard there were 16 people, including two crew members. Four people were able to get out and survived, one is in critical condition, 11 more people are still trapped in the cabin. SC aroused criminal case. East Siberian Transport Prosecutor’s Office start check PE.
L-410 disappeared from radar when re-landing, clarified “Interfax” in the airline “SiLA”. “The plane flew from Irkutsk to Kazachinskoye. I came in for the landing the second time, disappeared from the radar, ”said a representative of the carrier. According to him, fog was observed in the Kazachinsky area.
Telegram channel Baza writesthat the plane crashed in the “deep taiga”, rescuers cannot get to the crash site. Source TASS statedthat L-410 collapsed 4 km from the village of Kazachinskoe. According to the interlocutor, the liner collapsed when falling from a low height. RIA Novosti writes that after a hard landing the plane caught fire.
The reason for the crash could be a crew error in adverse weather conditions or engine failure, informs TASS citing a source. According to preliminary data, the plane crashed due to equipment failure, the emergency response headquarters said.
This is the second incident involving a SiLA aircraft in the past few months. So, on July 16, a similar hard landing in the Tomsk region committed An-28, following the route Kedrovy – Tomsk. For the L-410 produced by the Ural Civil Aviation Plant (UZGA), this is also not the first incident. In June, the plane crashed in the Kemerovo region, killing four people. During the flight, the crew commander reported engine failure.