On Thursday, December 15, social media users began to massively distribute a video recording of an An-12 military transport aircraft burning at Tolmachevo Airport (Novosibirsk).

Representatives of the airport confirmed the information about the forced landing and the fire of the ship in Novosibirsk. According to them, the An-12 aircraft landed at 08:55 Moscow time.

It is noted that when taxiing to the parking lot, emergency services registered a fire on the right side of the An-12 wing next to the fourth engine.

Rescuers quickly put out the fire. According to preliminary data, no one was injured in the accident. It is not yet specified which flight the crew of the aircraft was performing.

At the end of October for a residential building in Irkutsk the plane crashed Su-30. The pilot did not make contact for 20 minutes. When the plane ran out of fuel, it crashed into a building. As explained in the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, the main versions of the tragedy are equipment failure or crew error.

Author Julia Milenina

Yulia Milenina is a correspondent for the Pravda.Ru news service.