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Il-76 crashed in Ryazan, killing four people on June 24, 2022. – Incidents – St. Petersburg News

In the Ryazan region on June 24, a military transport aircraft Il-76 made a hard landing. The cause is thought to be an engine failure. Four people died, there are injured.

“During the training flight without cargo, due to an identified engine malfunction, the crew decided to land on the ground,” he quotes agency Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

“The plane crashed due to a sudden ignition of the engine. Preliminary, four [человека] died, five were hospitalized,” the source said. TASS in emergency services.

A TASS source in emergency services reported five victims, doctors – about the hospitalization of four people.

According to the Ministry of Defense, the plane was partially destroyed upon impact with the ground. He, according to a TASS source, flew along the route Belgorod – Orenburg, stopped at Diaghilevo for refueling.

The aircraft crashed in a field near the Pletenka River near private residential buildings in the area of ​​​​Mikhailovsky Highway. A fire has started, it has already been extinguished. The wreckage is being shed, the territory is cordoned off, a TASS correspondent reports.

The local gardener told RIA Newsthat during the fall the plane cut off the power line, the power supply was interrupted in the holiday village. The houses are not covered.

“The hum went unnatural. I tell my wife: “Probably the plane crashed.” I go out – everything is already blazing here. It was at the beginning of the fourth [часа утра]”, – said the summer resident.

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