In the Stavropol region the plane An-22 caught fire during takeoff

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The an-2 plane owned by a local farm, during takeoff went beyond the runway in the Stavropol region and caught fire. The incident occurred on Wednesday at about 14:50 Moscow time at the farm. May 1 in the village of zhuravs’ke reports TASS.

“The an-2 plane during acceleration is not scored on-speed, went beyond the runway, crashed into a wooded area and caught fire,” confirmed the press service of EMERCOM in the region.

Those killed and injured in the incident, no. In the cabin the fire was only a pilot, he was able to evacuate. The cause of PE could be engine failure, have informed in administration of novoselytskyi area.

The aircraft was involved in agricultural work. It has been established that the flight was legal, at the farm there are the documents required for permission to fly.

“All the permissions are there, maps of flight agreed, two days ago the necessary documentation they checked”, – said the representative of the administration.

Southern investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation has begun investigation of incident.