All passengers and members of crew of the An-148 were killed. Photo: meduza.io
Employees of the Ministry of emergency situations completed a rescue operation at the crash site of a passenger plane An-148 in the suburbs. The works passed to the search stage.
On Monday, February 12, reports TASS.
“We state that 71 people on Board were killed. Sincere condolences to the family,” said the head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov.
According to him, the primary search can be completed within weeks. The Minister stressed that experts were working round-the-clock.
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“A very large area spread of the wreckage, the heavy snow and the terrain”, he added.
Note that among the victims of the crash of the An-148 were citizens of Azerbaijan and Switzerland.
In Moscow (Russia) crashed passenger aircraft an-148. On Board by the 65 passengers and 6 crew members. The causes of the incident are being investigated. According to preliminary data, no one survived the crash. According to first Deputy head of the National control centre in crisis situations of EMERCOM of Russia Igor MetroScope, within a radius of 1 km at the crash site were found the bodies of the two victims and the wreckage of the fuselage of the ship.