July 17, 2024



Wreckage of missing Russian airliner found in country’s far-east


By Euronews with AFP

Russian officials say they have found the wreckage of an airliner that went missing in the far east of the country on Tuesday.

The plane, a Soviet-designed Antonov AN-26, was carrying 22 passengers and six crew members when it disappeared from radar on the peninsula of Kamchatka.

Authorities say they have found debris from the plane about five kilometres away from the runway where it was due to land.

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