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Emergency mode introduced in the Tunka region of Buryatia, where to look for the missing An-2

Authorities on Thursday announced a state of emergency in the Tunka region of Buryatia, where there are missing more than 10 days ago of the Antonov An-2, reported on his page in the network Facebook a press-the Secretary of regional administration Dora hamaganova.

"In the Tunka district the district oberstab and the Commission on emergency situations of the government of Buryatia declared a state of emergency in connection with the conduct of search and rescue operations to search for the plane An-2 airlines "Phoenix", - stated in the message.

According to authorities, in search involving 52 people: emergency workers , rescuers, employees of the district administration, relatives, hunters and trappers.

"Corncob" 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. SK brought criminal case about infringement of safety rules of movement and operation of air transport. From Novosibirsk in search of the departed volunteers search group "Lisa Alert" unmanned aerial vehicle, which enables searches within six hours, and at a distance of up to 400 kilometers. The head of Buryatia took up the quest for personal control.