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Plane crash near Irkutsk: more fatalities

There are Ukrainians among the dead.

On board the An-12 aircraft, which crashed in the Irkutsk region, there were nine people, and not seven, as previously reported, reports with reference to

This was announced by Andrei Ryabovolov, the first deputy head of the main department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region.

The bodies of six dead have been found.

In the crash of the An-12 near the settlement of Pivovarikha, Irkutsk region, all the people on board were killed. Among the crew members were two citizens of Ukraine, two Russians and three citizens of Belarus.

The plane of the Grodno airline crashed in difficult weather conditions (snow and rain, freezing rain) when it made a go-around at the Irkutsk airport.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Irkutsk region reported that the plane followed the Yakutsk-Irkutsk route and disappeared from radars 7 kilometers from Irkutsk.

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