IRKUTSK, December 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Bodies of another four killed in the Antonov An-12 plane crash near Irkutsk have been found. They are not retrieved from the plane so far because of investigation actions, said Valentin Nelyubov, acting head of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry’s (EMERCOM) main department for the Irkutsk region.
All the people who were on the An-12 plane — six crewmembers and three accompanying persons, were killed in the crash on December 26.
On the same day, five bodies were found.
The An-12 plane, owned by the Irkut Research and Production Corporation, was carrying aircraft components from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk. It crashed at about 21:45, local time, (12:45 GMT) in the area of the Batareinaya station of the East Siberian railway on December 26 during landing approach.