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IAC commission finishes work at plane crash site, begins evacuation of plane fragments

April 05, 2012, 16:59 UTC+3

There are 11 plane crash survivors in Tyumen hospitals at present

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MOSCOW, April 5 (Itar-Tass) — A commission of the Interstate Aviation Committee /IAC/ finished work at the place of crash of the ART-72 plane near Tyumen, the IAC said in a statement on Thursday.

""The commission looking into the crash of the ATAR-72 plane belonging to the YUTair airline, fished work at the site of the air accident and began the evacuation of fragments of the aircraft to protected premises in the territory of the Roshshino airport," the statement said.

After completion of this operation, IAC will carry out a detailed analysis of the condition of plane fragments. The analysis will involve specialists from France as the designer and manufacturer country.

Reports on Thursday said the condition of six passengers who had survived the crash remained critical, while medics noted "positive dynamics" in the condition of three other survivors.

One of the victims was flown for treatment to Moscow. Specialists said he was in stably serious condition.

There are 11 plane crash survivors in Tyumen hospitals at present.

The ATR-72 belonging to the YUTair company flying from Tyumen to Surgut fell to the ground soon after take-off from the Roshchino airport near the village of Gorkovka on April 2. It carried 39 passengers and four crew. Just 12 persons survived. One of the victims was flown to Moscow for treatment.


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