MOSCOW, May 28. /TASS/. A light aircraft has crashed near the village of Bryandino, Cherdakly district, Ulyanovsk Region. The pilot was killed, the district’s Public Safety Answering Point told TASS.
"[The plane crashed] between the village of Bryandino and the Bryandino station. There is information that the pilot was killed. There were no passengers," the source said, answering the question on the plane’s crash.
The answering point specified that police and firefighters are working on the site of the accident.
The aircraft that crashed near the village of Bryandino, Cherdakly district, Ulyanovsk Region, was amateur-built, the Ulyanovsk Region Main Directorate of the Emergencies Ministry reported.
"A homebuilt light aircraft crashed in a field in the Cherdakly district," the report says. There were no passengers onboard the plane. Police and firefighters are working on the site of the accident.
The Volga Transport Prosecutor’s Office started a check on the accident.