Russian military plane emergency lands in Voronezh, no casualties reported


An-12 military transport aircraft made an emergency landing in Russia’s Voronezh Oblast, with no reported casualties, Russian Telegram channel Astra claimed on March 14.

It is said that the plane had a problem with the landing gear.

This is not the first aviation accident in Russia this week. On March 12, an IL-76 military transport plane crashed in Ivanovo, Russia.

Russian Telegram channels reported that the plane crashed during a landing approach. According to preliminary data, it crashed in a cemetery near the village of Bogorodskoye, not far from the airfield.

The IL-76 was conducting a training flight, taking off from the Severny airfield and staying in the air for several minutes. During a turn, the plane’s engine caught fire.

There were 16 Russians on board. None of them survived.

Read also: Russian IL-76 crash near Ivanovo: death toll rises to 16 — photos, videos

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