VLADIVOSTOK. January 16. VOSTOK-MEDIA – Last Thursday evening, as a result of the collision of two transport planes in the airport of Makhachkala four people died and one is missing.
Formerly it was reported about three died. Meanwhile, according to the Russian Aviation authorities, along with four died, two more persons are missing. Besides, it is reported about two injured and one of them in grave condition.
We remind that the collision of two Il-76 planes with military men of the internal military forces on the board occurred at the moment when one of the planes was coming in to land. Because of the stiff wind Il-76 was pushed from the flight path and when the plane was landing it hit another plane, which was at the holding position at the moment, with its wing. As the result four crew men who were in cabin of another plane died.
At the moment of the collision there were only crew men on the board of the plane. There is no official information on the incident yet. According to the information available the collision occurred under the conditions of fog.