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The departure of ships to search for the missing in Buryatia An-2 was postponed because of bad weather

Flight of aircraft operating in the search for the missing in Buryatia, An-2, was postponed due to weather conditions, told RIA Novosti in the Siberian aviation search and rescue team.

"Kukuruznik" An-2 airline "the Phoenix" went missing on the evening of 19 July, on Board were six people. The plane flew Tunka and Oka regions of Buryatia, to map out the territory of the chemical treatment of forests from the silkworm. East-the Siberian investigatory management on transport of SK of Russia brought criminal case about infringement of safety rules of movement and operation of air transport.

"Departures search vessels postponed due to weather conditions. Roughly departures delayed at 11.30 in Irkutsk (6.30 GMT - ed.)", - said the Agency interlocutor.

Earlier in the Republican Central Board MOE announced a storm warning. According to the Buryat hydrometeorological center, on Thursday places in the Republic of expected heavy rains, heavy showers, thunderstorms, hail, and strong wind of 15-20 meters per second, sometimes up to 24 meters.

In the emergency Department in Buryatia said that every day the Mi-8 and An-2 of about 2 combing thousands of square kilometers of forest. Three days were examined more than 6 thousand "squares" of the forest.