Kyiv: In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a cargo plane An-26 of Gomair fell.
This is reported by the Western media.
According to preliminary data, as a result of the catastrophe six people died, including five crew members and one passenger. According to preliminary data, the airship was run by the Russians.
The vessel disappeared from the radar the day before, on December 20, in the evening, when it flew to the capital, Kinshasa. It shipped materials for future presidential elections. The incident itself occurred 25 kilometers from Kinshasa Airport.
According to the Russian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Alexei Sentebov, on board the aircraft, according to unconfirmed data, there were 23 people.
“The fate of the three members of the crew of a cargo plane is unknown. Information about the names and destinies of the pilots is also being investigated. Search and rescue operations are continuing,” the ambassador said.