Two airline crew members killed during emergency landing in Siberia

Two crew members were killed during the emergency landing of an Antonov An-24 twin turboprop airplane owned by Angara airlines in Nizhneangarsk, eastern Siberia on Thursday.

The plane made an emergency landing on its Ulan-Ude to Nizhneangarsk route, touching down on the runway before spinning out and hitting a sewage treatment plant after which it caught fire, according to Russian authorities.

In a press release, the airline company stated that inspector-pilot Kolomin Vladimir Ilyich and flight mechanic Bardanov Oleg Vladimirovich were killed.

All 43 passengers survived.

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