07.12.2021

Rescuers found the wreckage of the missing An-26 near Khabarovsk

Rescuers from the helicopter discovered the wreckage of the An-26 aircraft, which disappeared near Khabarovsk on September 22. The crash site was noted when flying from an Emergencies Ministry helicopter. The discovery frames appeared on the Mash telegram channel.

The plane crashed in a hard-to-reach area, rescuers cannot reach it yet

The wreckage of the plane was found in the Bolshekhekhtsirsky reserve at the foot of the mountain near the village of Korfovsky. Rescuers have not yet been able to reach the plane, as it fell in a hard-to-reach area. The fate of the crew is unknown.

– Throughout the night in the forest area, the ground group of the Russian Emergencies Ministry and the territorial subsystem of the RSChS continued to work, – reports the RF Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Khabarovsk Territory. – Rescuers inspected the taiga area. The search was complicated by the dark time of the day and unfavorable weather conditions, taiga and mountainous terrain. Several groups were identified, which conducted a reconnaissance of the terrain in high-cross-country vehicles, walked on foot in places of trails. With the onset of daylight, all the forces and means of the EMERCOM of Russia grouping, the territorial subsystem of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, are involved in the survey of the area. In total, more than 70 rescuers and 20 pieces of equipment are involved.

An-26 aircraft disappeared from radar on Wednesday, September 22. It is known that he flew at an ultra-low altitude of 600 meters and as a result could collide with the hills. There were six people on board the An-26.

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