The ground team of rescuers from Tsentrospas Team and employees of the of the Aerial Forest Protection Service have found the crashed Ilyusin Il-76 plane of the Emergencies Ministry in the area of forest fire in Irkutsk Region.
They found the debris of the Ilyushin IL-76 plane of the Emergencies Ministry approximately in 02:00 AM (Moscow time) in Kachug District, 9 km to the southeast from the settlement of Rybny Uyan on a hill. The crashed plane was found by the rescuers from the Tsentrospas Team and employees of the Aerial Forest Protection Service in the area, which was determined as possible crash site.
The plane was completely destroyed in a crash. Additional rescuers are moving in to the area to carry out search operations.
Landing sites are being prepared in the area, where debris were found. The Mil Mi-8 Helicopter of the Emergencies Ministry took of from the airport of the city of Irkutsk to the settlement of Kachug to deliver additional rescuers and investigators.