On Board were 39 people

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On Board crashed in Syrian transport aircraft An-26 was major General of the Armed forces Vladimir Eremeev. It is reported by RBC with reference to sources in the Ministry of defense.

Except it was on Board 26 officers and warrant officers and contract servicemen. Civilians in the plane, writes “Interfax”.

The an-26 crashed at about 14.00 on Kiev. According to a report from the scene of the crash, “the impact of fire on the plane was not”. The cause of the accident, according to preliminary information, was a technical fault.

On Board were 39 people.

Sledkov RF opened a criminal case under article 351 of the Russian Criminal code (violation of flight rules or preparation for them, entailed heavy consequences).