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Crashed in the Nizhny Novgorod region An-2 treated fields

The an-2 plane that crashed in the Nizhny Novgorod region, according to preliminary data, belongs to a private company and used for the treatment of farmland, according to the Volga transport Prosecutor's office.

According to the MOE, at 4.10 GMT on Monday, it was reported that the An-2 aircraft fell and caught fire in the village of Kistenevo in the Nizhny Novgorod region. In the result of incident two persons were injured, one of them died. The victim was taken to the hospital.

The scene left the Deputy of the Nizhny Novgorod transport Prosecutor. On behalf of the Privolzhskiy transport Prosecutor checks the enforcement of legislation on safety and the legality of the use of airspace.

As previously reported in the Volga investigative management on transport SK the Russian Federation, according to preliminary data, the crash of the An-2 due to the fact that the plane touched the wires of a transmission line, then fell and caught fire. However the consequence considers all versions happened, including the technical condition of the aircraft and the pilot's actions.