Yak-18 fell near Khabarovsk, killing the head of regional Federation of aviation sports

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RUSSIA

Near Khabarovsk crashed light aircraft Yak-18. The crash killed the President of the Federation of aviation sports of the Far East Vladimir Levshin, reports TASS.

According to preliminary data, the crash occurred at the airport “Kalinka”.

In turn, as have informed RIA “news” in administration of the Khabarovsk region, in the crash killed two people.

“Among the dead was Vladimir Levshin, President of the Federation of aviation sports of the Far East. The second – Sergey Lankin, the owner of the aircraft,” – said the source.

Criminal case is brought. Law enforcers are considering several versions of what happened: error of piloting, technical malfunction and bad weather conditions.

We will remind, in February in the Moscow region crashed light aircraft “Hunter С72”. He fell in a suburban area, hitting the corner of the verandah of a house. The building on which the plane fell, were empty. Killed the pilot and passenger.

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