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The number of victims of wreck of plane An-2 in the Nizhny Novgorod region has reached two

The victim in the crash of An-2 plane in the Nizhny Novgorod region on Monday, the man who received multiple burns and a traumatic brain injury, died in the hospital, according to the state inspection of work in the Nizhny Novgorod region.

According to the MOE, at 4.10 GMT on Monday, it was reported the plane crash of An-2 with subsequent burning in the village of Bol Kistenevo district of Nizhny Novgorod region. In the result of incident two persons were injured, one of them died. The victim was taken to the Central district hospital and later transferred to the clinic of Privolzhsky research medical University (PIM). As reported by the regional Ministry of health, the man had 60% burns of the body.

"In the burn center of the University hospital of the "PYM" of Minzdrav of Russia, where he was taken with multiple burns and a traumatic brain injury, the victim died", - stated in the message.

According to authorities, the deceased was 54 years old, he was a private entrepreneur who leased the aircraft to perform aviation chemical works and was ruled by them during flight.

Experts of Privolzhsky investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation and Privolzhskiy transport Prosecutor's office carried out checks in connection with the crash. According to preliminary data of the Prosecutor's office, the crashed plane belonged to OOO "Zevs-Air" aircraft was used for the treatment of farmland. According to the information of the Volga investigation Department, the crash of the An-2 could be 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.

Upon crash a criminal case under article "violation of safety rules of movement and operation of air transport, entailed on imprudence death of the person".