the Cause of the crash of a Russian An-26 in Syria could be damage to the flaps. On Saturday, March 10, according to “Kommersant”, citing sources close to the investigation.
According to experts in military transport aircraft, when flaps one of them threw up. Because of this, visiting a landing the plane suddenly banked, went into a steep dive and “peck” nose. The interlocutor of the edition noted that in this situation, even experienced crew is nothing you can do to avoid disaster.
the Military transport aircraft An-26 crashed in Syria on March 6. He fell while landing at the Russian base Hamim, before reaching the strip of about 500 meters. On Board were 39 people, including 27 officers and warrant officers and contract servicemen.