Authorities find missing Russian plane

Friday, 16. July 2021 14:15

Russia's Ministry of Emergency Situations confirmed to local media on Friday that the Antonov An-28 passenger plane that was reported missing over the Tomsk region has been found.

At the same time, the Siberian Aviation Search and Rescue Center also indicated that there are survivors on board the plane, although their current condition is unknown. Additionally, it is also unknown whether there are any casualties as a result of the hard landing.

Lastly, authorities have already started a criminal case over the disappearance of the aircraft, with officials saying that they opened the case on the suspicion of "violation of traffic safety rules and the operation of air transport."

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