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Two versions of the accident with An-26 are being considered in Khabarovsk

Two versions of the accident with An-26 are being considered in Khabarovsk
Photo: press service of the RF Ministry of Defense

An-26 aircraft, which in the evening On September 22, I stopped communicating 38 kilometers from the airfield in Khabarovsk, could have crashed for two reasons. Rescuers have not yet found the fallen board.

According to TASS, probable causes of the accident: piloting error and difficult weather conditions. According to the Main Directorate of EMERCOM of Russia for the Khabarovsk Territory, today the weather in the region has worsened, wind gusts were predicted up to 20 m / s, heavy precipitation can lead to flooding of territories. The same weather will continue tomorrow.

As noted by a TASS source in the emergency services, the An-26 crew did not report on emergency situations after departure. He also added that the signal of an emergency radio beacon has not yet been recorded. On board was six crew members.

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