Il-18 made a hard landing in Yakutia

In the Russian defense Ministry reported that the Il-18 made in Yakutia emergency landing. All passengers of the aircraft alive.

“All crew members are alive. 23 victims were taken to medical facilities”, — stated in the defense Ministry.

The causes of the incident are specified.

According to the defense Ministry, on Board the Il-18 was 32 passengers and seven crew members. According to report from the scene, the plane made an emergency landing today at 4:45 in 30 km from the aerodrome of Tiksi. The aircraft performed scheduled flight from the airport Kansk.