Russian meteorology service reports 2016 is record warm year in ArcticBusiness & Economy January 24, 18:22
Russian chief negotiator comments on outcome of Syria peace talks in AstanaRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 24, 18:11
Legendary Isinbayeva blasts recent German film on alleged doping in Russian athleticsSport January 24, 18:07
Russian senator says Astana meeting on settling Syrian crisis proves successfulRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 24, 17:55
Russian State Duma speaker hopes PACE will confirm its pan-European status under AgramuntRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 24, 17:14
De Mistura says agreement on Syria ceasefire monitoring major result of Astana talksWorld January 24, 17:07
Damascus won’t accept unilateral decisions on Syria’s federalization — envoyWorld January 24, 16:46
Syrian opposition hopes UNSC will pass resolution based on its proposalsWorld January 24, 16:28
Russian bombers destroy Islamic State's arms depots in Deir ez-ZorMilitary & Defense January 24, 16:22
KRASNOYARSK, October 26 (Itar-Tass) - The West-Siberian Transport Investigation Department of Russia’s Investigation Committee (SK) has instituted criminal proceedings upon the An-2 plane crash in the Boguchany district, Krasnoyarsk Territory, SK sources report.
As a result of the crash two people died and other two people were injured, the sources said.
“At present, investigative actions are being conducted to find out all circumstances of the incident. The investigation team is working on the spot,” the sources said.
Four people were aboard the plane. Two of them died. The plane undershot the runway near the settlement.
The An-2 plane has been owned to a private person, who lived in the settlement of Boguchany, chief aide of the West-Siberian Transport Prosecutor’s Office Oksana Gorbunova told Itar-Tass.
According to preliminary information, the plane has not been registered, Gorbunova said.
She said the man was pilot-in-command and his relative was second pilot. “Both men have died. Two geologists have been aboard the plane. The plane undershot the runway in the settlement of Taezhnyi. Two passengers reached the settlement and informed about the incident. Their condition is satisfactory,” Gorbunova said.