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The plane "Iraero" has returned to Irkutsk after the search for the missing An-2

After a fruitless search for the missing in Buryatia An-2 aircraft an-26 "Iraero" returned to the airport of Irkutsk, told RIA Novosti the representative of the airline.

Informed in GUMCHS in Buryatia reported that at 20.21 GMT on July 19 from operational duty fku "Siberian aviation search and rescue centre" received information that had not been in contact plane an-2 airlines "Phoenix", on Board six people, including two person crew and four passengers. The an-2 took off from the village Kyren, Republic of Buryatia, the exact route is not known. The head of the coordination centre of search and rescue Siberian aviation search and rescue center Victor Draeger said that the search for the missing in Buryatia An-2 aircraft are Mi-8 helicopter of Angara airlines An-26 of airline "Iraero" An-2 airline "the Phoenix".

"Our An-26, took part in the search for the missing aircraft in the resort of Arshan in Buryatia Republic, returned to the airport of Irkutsk. The search still yielded no result," - said the Agency interlocutor.

He also said that the decision on further participation of the plane "Iraero" in the search operation is still pending.