His pilot Russian An-28 passenger plane which disappeared from radar in the Tomsk region of Siberia earlier today, and was forced to make an abnormal landing outside the airport, stated that the two engines of the boat they stopped, after taking off from the airport of the city of Center.
“Both engines stopped. The commission will investigate the causes. We did not have time to think, we had to do our job. We are fine. “Everyone is alive, healthy and that is the main thing,” he said Farhukh Hasanov after the landing of the helicopter that transported the passengers and the crew of the aircraft to the city of Tomsk, after the successful rescue operation.
According to APE BPE, the MI-8 helicopter arrived at 18.02 (Greek time) in Tomsk, with 12 passengers – they will be examined by doctors and if necessary they will be hospitalized while psychologists are on the spot to provide them with support, the authorities announced.
“We all believed that it was a miracle and we thank the pilots for their professionalism that helped keep everyone alive,” said the district governor. Sergei Zvatskin.
During the abnormal landing, the An-28 aircraft overturned. “She suffered damages the nose of the aircraft, as well as the landing system “, said a source in the TASS agency.
Earlier, the Ministry of Emergency Situations announced that 12 passengers would be transported from the village of Bakchar to Tomsk by helicopter and six passengers would be transported by bus.
In total, they were on board the aircraft 18 people, of which three crew members.
It is recalled that the Russian passenger aircraft An-28 disappeared from the radar shortly after taking off from the airport of the city of Kentrov to Tomsk.
It sounded a distant signal at a distance of 160 kilometers from the city Kolpasevo, and a little later the point he made was located rough landing.