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In the waters of lake Baikal dropped a private plane

Light aircraft with passengers emergency landing on the water of lake Baikal in Olkhon district of the Irkutsk region, the press service of the Baikal search and rescue team.

"In Shybetska the Gulf of the Small sea Strait Olkhonsky district of Irkutsk region today an emergency landing on the water made a private Yak-12A. According to preliminary information, during aerialsurvey the plane had engine failure. On Board the airplane were four persons: the pilot and three passengers", - stated in the message.

The Ministry reported that the plane was planned with a height of three hundred meters and landed three meters away from the shore. In private transport the witnesses delivered the passengers in a first-aid station of the village of Khuzhir. Threats to their life there.

Rescuers helped the pilot and pulled the ship to shore by truck.