Rescuers have found 3 people from the Board strategic bomber, which crashed near Khabarovsk. 1 of the pilots who turned up dead.
The rescuers who continue active search operation in the area of the crash of the strategic bomber - missile carrier Tu-95MS did find some crew members. Near Khabarovsk were found 3 people aboard the aircraft. However, 1 of the pilots who left the TU-95 using parachutes, was found dead.
"At the moment identified 3 pilot, one of them died," quoted an anonymous source in law enforcement bodies of Russia. The victim's identity today is established.
Note that now the experts are still unable to establish the exact location of the tragedy. However, experts with the help of the lighthouse of the wrecked ship found a place crash. In Khabarovsk territory military spotted an emergency beacon signal, which is included on Board the aircraft after the fall. Therefore, the coordinates of the crash site is already known. This is approximately 80 km from the administrative capital, RIA Novosti reported.
Together with this, according to data of experts, the plane after the fall exploded and was completely destroyed. In the crew there were 7 people major Baricco Anton(commander), captain Yuri Kravtsov (assistant commander), major Sergey Ponomarev(Navigator), Lieutenant Valentin Filippov(2 Navigator), captain Devyatkov Basil (operator onboard communications), senior warrant officer Shakily Oleg(the rear guard) and major Alexander Zaitsev (flight engineer).
According to our information, they all left the aircraft by parachute after the order of the Manager of the flight. With all this, the search plane saw the dome opened parachutes of the crew, reported the press service and information of the defense Ministry.
Note that the search for the remaining crew members are patrol aircraft an-12 and 2 Mi-8 helicopter. In addition, to investigate the cause of the accident to the place of incident there will arrive the Commission of the defense Ministry. In connection with the tragedy flights of the Tu-95MS of priostanovlena to ascertain the circumstances of the tragedy near Khabarovsk.
Days.Roux wrote that Russian strategic bomber-missile carrier Tu-95 was wrecked in the Khabarovsk territory on July 14. The plane was hit in the Khabarovsk region during a training flight. According to our information the emergency happened in a wooded area on earth destructions, announced in the military. Previous version - crack 3 propulsion the result of which were out of service fuel valves, resulting in denied four engines.
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