Angara Airlines An-24 crashes after emergency landing Nizhneangarsk, Russia

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On 27 June, an Angara Airlines An-24 (RA-47366) was operating domestic flight 2G-200 from Ulan-Ude to Nizhneangarsk, Russia. After an engine failure, the pilots made an emergency landing. During roll-out, however, the aircraft veered right off the runway and impacted a building. 

As a result of the collision a fire occurred, passengers evacuated the aircraft.

The flight carried 43 passengers and 4 crew members, sadly two fatalities have been reported (captain and flight engineer). Seven passengers were treated with injuries.

Angara Airlines is an airline based in Irkutsk, Russia.

Featured image: By Gleb Osokin – Russian AviaPhoto Team – Gallery page http://www.airliners.net/photo/Angara-Airlines/Antonov-An-24RV/1979125/LPhoto http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-photos/photos/5/2/1/1979125.jpg, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=28641669

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