Naryan-Mar JSC Antonov An-2 crash in the Nenets Automonous Okrug

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An Antonov An-2 turboprop aircraft (RA-01460) operated by Naryan-Mar JSC and built in 1988 has crashed in the Nenets Automonous Okrug*. The aircraft made a steep turn shortly after take-off when control was lost. The current death toll is now at four.

According to preliminary information, thirteen passengers have been wounded, some of them seriously“, the hospital said.

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Next to the two pilots there were employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, including the head of the Department of Agriculture Sergei Andriyanov.

A headquarter was set up under the leadership of Alexander Tsybulsky, the provinical governor of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug to investigate the cause of the accident.

Movie of the accident: http://www.mk.ru/incident/2017/12/19/krushenie-passazhirskogo-samoleta-v-naryanmare-chislo-zhertv-rastet.html

Nenets Automonous Okrug: (Russian: Не́нецкий автоно́мный о́круг; Nenets: Ненёцие автономной ӈокрук, Nenjocije awtonomnoj ŋokruk) is a federal subject of Russia (an autonomous okrug of Arkhangelsk Oblast). Its administrative center is the town of Naryan-Mar. It has an area of 176,700 square kilometers (68,200 sq mi) and a population of 42,090 as of the 2010 Census (the smallest of all federal subjects by population).

RA-01460 in better times

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