IRKUTSK, July 3. /TASS/. The Governor of the Irkutsk Region Sergey Levchenko and Deputy Emergency Minister Leonid Belyayev are flying to the site of the Il-76 crash, TASS correspondent reports.
Also, the Investigative Committee’s team and experts of the Interstate Aviation Committee are flying to the site.
As was reported earlier the fire-fighting Il-76 plane have been discovered 4 kilometers south of the Rybny Yan settlement on the slope of one of the hills.
The Il-76 plane did not go on the air for a radio contact at 06:30 am, Moscow time on Friday. The plane was equipped with an airborne spray tank for fighting wildfires in the Bayandayevsky district of the Irkutsk region. Only the crew comprising 10 people was on board. The plane disappeared in a remote area.