In Irkutsk region there are searches of aircraft Il-76. In the morning he flew to the forest fires and at the appointed time not contacted. According to preliminary data, on Board 11 rescuers, including 5 crew members.
That in the Irkutsk region lost the plane, it became known just a few hours ago. Missing The Il-76. According to preliminary information, the crew worked on extinguishing the fires in Katunskom area. He was flying in the area of dense smoke and had to go on air at 6:30 Moscow time. Organized search and rescue work. In the search area flew 7 aircraft, as well as advanced terrestrial group from the Baikal search and rescue detachment and the emergency rescue service of the Irkutsk region. On the airfield near Moscow Ramenskoye in readiness for departure, there are 2 aircraft SuperJet 100 c of the operational group of EMERCOM of Russia and the Il-76 with 100 rescuers-parachuters "Tsentrospas" and ZAOR "Leader".
Kachugskiy district, is today one of the most burning. This morning was 11 fires. Irkutsk oblast is in the lead and the number and area of fires. The situation is critical. To cope with her trying, including, and with the help of aviation. Il-76 EMERCOM of Russia is the world's largest fire-fighting aircraft. At one time it can lose 42 tons of water. But even the use of such technology has not led to a radical improvement in the situation. Each day fire takes hold in the Irkutsk region. In such difficult conditions is the search operation.
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