Russia — The lost Emergencies Ministrys Ilyushin Il-76 plane has been found by the Tsentrospas Team and employees of the Aerial Forest Protection Service. The task group of the SiberianRegionalCenter of the Emergencies Ministry, ground search group of Tsentrospas Team, the LeaderCenter and the Siberian Regional Search and Rescue Unit of the Emergencies Ministry were dispatched to the crash site by the Mil Mi-8 helicopter.
Bodies of four crewman and one flight recorder were found in the crash site of the Ilyushin Il-76 plane of the Emergencies Ministry in Irkutsk Region.
43km2 (more than 2,500km2 in total) of territory were examined in rough terrain and smoke from forest fires by the aircraft of the Emergencies Ministry. The crash site was found today about 02:00 AM in Kachug Distrct, 9 km to the southeast of the settlement of Rybny Uyan, on a hill.
Psychologists of the Emergencies Ministry continue to render psychological aid to the families of the killed crewman. The individual psychological aid was rendered on 38 occasions, the Emergencies Ministry Hotline (8-395-239-99-99) received 8 calls.
572 people and 52 units of equipment with 16 aircraft among them, including 489 people and 38 units of equipment with 10 aircraft among them provided by the Emergencies Ministry are involved into search operation.