Russian military plane crashes in Yeisk, killing 13, search ends
At least 13 people, including three children, were killed when a Russian military SU-34 plane crashed in Yeysk, near Ukraine, on Monday, according to a statement from Russian officials, who announced the final investigations on Tuesday.
The Ministry of Emergencies said that rescue operations are underway “Searching the Ruins Completed”detection “Ten Bodies” Additionally, after reporting three deaths. “The total number of victims is 13, including three children.” And “19 injured”According to the ministry, quoted by Russian news agencies.
The accident, which occurred on Monday evening, caused a fire in the nine-storey building housing around 600 people. Russian President Vladimir Putin was informed of the accident and sent Health Minister Mikhail Murashko and Emergencies Minister Alexander Kurenkov to Yeysk, the Kremlin said in a statement.
According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, cited by Russian agencies, the fire spread through five of the nine levels of the building at about 2,000 m.2. The Ministry of Defense explained that the bomber’s pilots were able to eject. According to the same source it was a training flight which triggered a technical problem“One engine caught fire on takeoff”. Governor of Russia’s Krasnodar Region, Venyamin Kondratiev, said this “All fire and rescue units in the area are working to douse the fire.”.
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