Emergency landing failed: four dead after Russian military plane crashed

Emergency landing failed
Four dead after Russian military plane crashes

The occupants of an “Ilyushin Il-76” transport aircraft found problems with the engine and wanted to land. But 200 kilometers southeast of Moscow, the machine crashes on the ground. Four people die and others are injured.

According to the authorities, four people died when a military transport plane crashed in Russia. The machine crashed in the Riasan region around 200 kilometers southeast of Moscow, according to the local authorities, according to the Tass news agency. Five people were injured accordingly. It is said to have been a training flight without cargo.

“According to initial information, four people died in a plane crash near the Mikhailvosky highway in the city of Riasan,” the regional crisis management team said in a statement, according to TASS. The crew noticed a problem with the engine and wanted to land, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

When it hit the ground, the machine partially shattered. The five injured were taken to the hospital. The aircraft was an Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft.

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