Emergency landing failed
Four dead after a Russian military plane crash
The passengers of the transport aircraft “Ilyushin Il-76” found problems with the engine and wanted to land. But 200 kilometers southeast of Moscow, the machine crashes to the ground. Four people die and others are injured.
According to the authorities, four people died in the crash of a military transport plane in Russia. According to the Tass agency, the plane crashed in the Riasan area about 200 kilometers southeast of Moscow. According to that, five people were injured. It was said to be a training flight without cargo.
“According to initial information, four people died in a plane crash near the Mikhailev Highway in Riasan,” the regional crisis team said in a statement. The crew noticed a problem with the engine and wanted to land, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement.
The machine partially shattered on impact with the ground. Five wounded were taken to hospital. The aircraft was an Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft.