Moscow Sixteen people were killed today when an L410 light plane crashed. In the eastern Russian town of Menzelinsk with 21 paratroopers and two crew members aboard. From Tatarstan, the Regional Directorate of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry reported.
At 9:23 (6.23 GMT) we received information about a light plane crash near the city. “From Menzelinsk,” a spokesman for the Ministry of Emergency Situations was quoted as saying by Interfax.
Fire and rescue units, who rushed to the scene, contained the blaze. Remove the seven survivors from the plane, according to the emergency ministry’s press service.
Authorities point to a technical glitch. As the most likely cause of damage
The plane, which belonged to a local air club, crashed shortly after taking off for PO.One kilometer from the airfield, an emergency services representative informed TASS.
The L-410 is a checkered twin-engine aircraft that can carry. 19 passengers or 1.8 tons of cargo over a distance of 1,500 km.
One of its main features. That is, it can be used in aircraft with short and ground runways.