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The Prosecutor's office began check of the Nizhniy Novgorod ground after the crash of An-2

Transport Prosecutor's office began check of all landing sites and airfields in Nizhny Novgorod region after the crash of An-2 in the Bol district, in which two people died, informs the Privolzhsky transport office of public Prosecutor.

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 on the spot, the second died several days later in the hospital.

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".

"In connection with the incidents in the Bol district of the Nizhny Novgorod transport Prosecutor's office began checking all the landing sites and airfields in the region... Nizhny Novgorod transport Prosecutor's office conducts additional checks of compliance with the law by using light aircraft to implement the chemical works for agricultural enterprises", - stated in the message.

It is noted that the results of verification if there is reason to be adopted all necessary measures of public Prosecutor's reaction with the aim to eliminate violations and prevent similar tragedies in the future.

According to preliminary data, the crashed plane belonged to OOO "Zevs-Air" aircraft was used for the treatment of farmland: 54-year-old individual entrepreneur rented the aircraft to perform aviation chemical works and was flying the plane during the flight. 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.