One of the victims in the crash of An-2 in NAO was the torchbearer of the 2014 Olympics
MURMANSK, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. Died in the hospital after the crash of An-2 aircraft at the airport of Naryan-Mar Igor Ledkov was the foreman of reindeer breeders and the torchbearer of the Olympics-2014, RIA Novosti head of the Department of sports and tourism of the Department of education, culture and sports of the Nenets Autonomous district Igor Shevelev.
“Igor Ledkov was a torchbearer of the Olympic flame of the 2014 Olympics, the foreman of reindeer breeders of the kolkhoz Krasnaya. He fled here in the Nenets Autonomous district,” — said Shevelev.
It is known that except Styopa Ledkov born in 1959, in the crash killed a woman born in 1987 and 4-year-old child. It, according to local media reports, the parents were sent to relatives in the village Haruta.
Antonov an-2 (TVs-2MS), carrying out flight on a route the city of Naryan-Mar village Haruta, crashed at the airport in Naryan-Mar at about 10.30. On Board were two crew members and 11 passengers. According to official data, three people died. Criminal case is brought, 20 Dec declared in region by day of mourning.