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Investigators named two versions of the fall of the An-2 in Magadan

Investigators named two versions of the fall of the An-2 in Magadan
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A criminal case was opened by investigators in Magadan on the fact of the hard landing of the An-2 aircraft. Two main versions of what happened are considered: technical malfunction of the aircraft and violation of piloting rules.

According to the press service of the Far Eastern Investigation Directorate for Transport of the IC of the Russian Federation, the case was instituted under the article “Violation of the rules for the safety of operation and movement of the aircraft”. The plane made a private flight and was supposed to deliver shift workers to Seymchan. Now 13 people are in the hospital.

An-2 made a hard landing at the airport in Magadan. He could not gain height during take-off, touched the ground and fell. Onboard there were 14 people, including two crew members, seven people received moderate injuries.

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