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The Russian General was among those killed in plane crash in Syria

On Board crashed in Syria, An-26, presumably, was major General of the Armed forces of Russia Vladimir Eremeev. It is reported by Telegram-channel project WarGonzo.

the Channel said the information has not been officially confirmed. On the death of major-General and reported by “Fontanka” with reference to own sources.

Previously, the defense Ministry of Russia said the number of people killed on 6 March in a plane crash in Syria. The Ministry said that on Board the An-26 were 39, not 32, as initially reported.

“According to specified data, on Board the transport plane An-26 that crashed during landing at the airfield Hamim, there were 33 passengers and six crew members. They are all members of the Armed forces of Russia”, — explained in the defense Ministry.

Updated the death toll in the crash of An-26 in Syria

On Board the An-26 that crashed in Syria was found 39 and not 32 as previously reported. This was stated in Ministry of defense of Russia, reports “Interfax”.

“According to specified data, on Board the transport plane An-26 that crashed during landing at the airfield Hamim, there were 33 passengers and six crew members. They are all members of the Armed forces of Russia”, — said the Agency. All 39 people were killed.

Disclosed details of the crash of a Russian An-26 in Syria

the Cause of the crash of aircraft An-26 on the base Hamim in Syria could become a technical malfunction, said RIA Novosti the Ministry of defence.

the Accident occurred Tuesday, March 6, at approximately 15:00 Moscow time. The aircraft collided with the ground, it reached about 500 meters before the runway. “According to the report, the impact of fire on the An-26 was not”, — the Ministry added.

To determine the exact cause of the accident special Commission will be created.

Previously, reported that a transport plane crashed while landing. According to preliminary data, 32 persons were killed and 26 passengers and 6 crew members.

Eyewitnesses said strong winds in the fall An-26 in Syria

In the province of Latakia, where at landing at the airbase Hamim crashed Russian transport plane An-26, March 6, blowing a very strong wind. This is with reference to eyewitnesses reports Telegram-channel project WarGonzo.

According to them, when landing the plane behaved non-standard: he allegedly banked and landed “almost sideways”.

Other details about the incident have not yet been reported. All currently available information provided by the Ministry of defense of Russia.

Frightened Japanese fell from the sky metal

In the yard of a house not far from Narita international airport (East of the greater Tokyo) has detected a part similar to the part of the plane. About it reports on Monday, March 5, the newspaper Sankei Shimbun.

a Metal piece weighing about a kilogram was found at night on Sunday. A local resident spotted him just 30 metres from the house, located about seven kilometers Northwest of the runway B. it is Noted that the part has a trapezoidal shape, its height is around 50 centimeters and a width of 25.

what is the aircraft fell detail is unknown. As a result of incident nobody has suffered, however, some local residents now before going out on the street are going to check, do not drop anything from the sky on their heads.

the Ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism of Japan is investigating the incident. It is planned to accurately establish whether chip found part of the plane.

In February, reported that the F-16 US air force caught fire after taking off from Misawa air base in Northern Japan. Because of this, the pilot dropped the external fuel tanks into lake Ogawara.

In December 2017 elementary school student in the city of Ginowan (Okinawa Prefecture) received injured by a falling fragment of glass from a military helicopter of the United States.