Aircraft of Ministry of Defense crashed in Sakha Republic

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According to preliminary data from a source in emergency services, an aircraft IL-18 belonging to the Ministry of Defense crashed near Tiksi (Sakha Republic, Russia).

“The plane was flying from Kansk to Tiksi and crashed just a few kilometers away from the destination,” said the source.

According to him, there were 32 people on board.

“Five survived, 27 preliminarily died,” said the source.

Source: Interfax