Russian Air Force Antonov AN-22 plane crash
Krasny Oktyabr, Russia
The Antonov An-22 military transport aircraft belonging to the Russian Air Force took off from Voronezh, Russia, for a military flight to the Tver-Migalovo Military airport, Russia. 12 crew members were onboard. The plane crashed near the village of Krasny Oktyabr, on the border of the Tula and Oryol Regions in central Russia. All the 12 people that were onboard were killed.
The An-22 disappeared from radar screen while the plane was in flight. The burning remains were discovered 4 hours later, in a forest near the village of Krasny Oktyabr. The wreckage suggests the collision with the ground has been violent.
Further to that accident, the Russian air force grounded all Antonov AN-22 transports and Tupolev TU-95MS bombers (fitted with the same kind of engines).