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The Russian Ministry of Defense reported the cause of the Il-76 crash in the Ivanovo region

ByJohn Newman

Mar 12, 2024

On Tuesday, March 12, Russian media reported that an Il-76 military transport plane caught fire in the air and crashed in the Ivanovo region of the Russian Federation. Shoigu confirmed the relevant information and named the cause of the incident.

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The Russian Ministry of Defense reported the cause of the Il-76 crash in the Ivanovo region

Photo – ria. ru

The ASTRA Telegram channel reported the crash of an Il-76 near the city of Ivanovo, publishing relevant footage. It is known that the military transport plane was half destroyed. Local authorities reported the death of the crew, NBN reports.

The Russian Ministry of Defense reported the cause of the Il-76 crash in the Ivanovo region

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The Russian propaganda agency RIA Novosti, citing a commentary from the defense department of the aggressor country, writes that there were 8 crew members and 7 passengers on board the Il-76.

A military transport plane crashed in a forest plantation near Ivanovo, not reaching the airfield. Shoigu claims that the cause of the Il-76 crash was the fire of one of the engines during takeoff.

Recall that on March 9 in Taganrog, drones attacked an aircraft factory. The A-50 aircraft was damaged as a result of the strike. British intelligence assessed the consequences of the incident for the “second army of the world.”

nbnews.com.ua

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