BREAKING: Six Die As Military Plane Crashes
Information reaching Ibom Focus that at least Six die as military plane crashes
Not less than six persons have been reported dead in a crash involving an An-26 Russian military transport aircraft, the Emergencies Ministry confirmed on Thursday.
The plane lost contact some 38 km away from a military airport in the Khabarovsk Region, far east Russia on Wednesday evening.
The source said none of the crew on board the aircraft survived, as debris from the plane was spotted earlier by rescuers near the city of Khabarovsk.
Regional rescuers were currently approaching the crash site and they had spent several hours trying to find the location in strong winds.
The flight was on a mission to check ground-based radio technical support.