Soldier killed in hard landing An-26 in the Saratov region

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In the Saratov region made a hard landing aircraft of the defense Ministry An-26, killing one soldier. This is with reference to the military Department reports RIA Novosti.

The incident occurred during a training flight. The cause of PE could be the failure of one engine, said MO.

The an-26 belongs to Balashov training centre, said “Interfax”.

“The plane An-26 could not reach to the strip and had landed in its target”, — said the Agency a source in the emergency services.

According to preliminary data, injuring five people.

“On Board were cadets. When entering the plane in for a landing there was an emergency situation”, — said the press service of the head of the Saratov region. In Balashov left, Chairman of the regional government Alexander Burenin.