Video of AN-26 Crash- Russian Antonov-26 transport plane crashed in Syria! 32 Died

Russian Antonov-26 transport plane crashed in Syria ! 32 Died

 

Russian Antonov-26 plane Crashed near Russian military’s Hmeimim Air Base in the Syrian province of Latakia resulted in killing of all 32 people aboard including  26 passengers and six crew members , he Russian Defense Ministry said.

 According to the ministry, the aircraft crashed near Hmeimim air base at 3 pm on Tuesday when landing, hitting the ground 500 meters short of the runway.

According to the preliminary information, a technical malfunction led to the aircraft crash

This is not the first time that an An-26 has crashed in Syria. In January 2015, an aircraft operated by the Syrian armed forces crashed while landing at the besieged Abu al-Duhur military airport in the Idlib Governorate.

An-26 is a military transport aircraft, capable of carrying up to 38 people excluding the crew, and some 5500 kilograms in cargo.

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