Putin expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the crash of An-148
MOSCOW, 11 Feb — RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to investigate a plane crash in the suburbs of aircraft An-148, the head of state expressed his condolences in connection with death of people, said his press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
“The President instructed the government to establish a special Commission in connection with the plane crash in the suburbs,” — said the spokesman.
“Putin also gave instructions to the relevant departments to conduct the necessary search operations”, — he added.
“The President also expresses its deep condolences to all those who lost loved ones in this catastrophe,” — said Peskov.
According to the message of Federal air transport Agency, communication with the crew of the An-148 “Saratov airlines” flight 703 to Moscow-Orsk was gone after a few minutes after takeoff from Domodedovo, mark the aircraft disappeared from the radar. According to preliminary data of the Agency, on Board were 65 passengers and 6 crew members. SK brought criminal case under article “violation of the rules of operation of air transport, entailed death of two or more persons.”