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In Russia, again with military aircraft accident (PHOTOS)

on Sat Jul 18, 2015 3:41 pm
In Russia, for the seventh time since the beginning of the summer military plane crashed. According to "Interfax" referring to a source in the emergency services, July 17 military transport aircraft An-12 has landed in Chelyabinsk near the runway and was damaged.

According to the source, the plane flew to the airfield "Chkalovsky."

"However, over the Chelyabinsk region he had refused one, and then a second engine. The crew decided an emergency landing at the airport "Balandin" (Chelyabinsk), but was unable to land on the runway and landed parallel to the ground, staring at his nose and stuck, "- said the source.

As a result of the emergency landing nobody was hurt, but the airport had to temporarily shut down. Because of this, a civilian aircraft had to send to the alternate.

According to the publication "Access" According to preliminary information, the aircraft engine failure, when lightning struck its tail. The captain, after a lightning strike in the rear of the aircraft requested an emergency landing at 16.55 in Chelyabinsk.

Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry reported that the aircraft of military transport aircraft An-12 made an emergency landing in the Chelyabinsk region.

"At 14:56 Moscow time in the performance of the planned flight from Omsk to Moscow, the AN-12 was an alarm about the failure of two engines. The crew made an emergency landing on a predetermined route challenge reserve airfield in the Chelyabinsk region ", - the report said the Russian Defense Ministry.

"The plane landed with the second approach on the ground parallel to the runway, 150 meters away, the braking distance was 300 meters. Aircraft landing damaged the nose landing gear, the rear gear dug into the ground, "- said in the MOE.

The Russian Defense Ministry also said that the causes of the aviation accident will establish a special commission of the Ministry.

Note that the incident with the AN-12 was the seventh accident Russian Air Force since the beginning of the summer. In Russian

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