An-24 shoots off the runway, kills at least two

Nizhneangarsk, Siberia - At least two people were killed during a failed emergency landing of an Antonov An-24 at Nizhneangarsk Airport in Siberia. The plane shot off the runway, hit a building near it, and caught fire. A passenger filmed the crash.

According to the TASS news agency, there were 44 people on board. Two died and at least seven are said to have been hospitalized. According to unconfirmed information, the two dead are said to be the pilots of the aircraft.

The Antonov An-24 registered RA-47366 from Angara Airlines took off from the Nizhneangarsk Airport in Siberia for Ulan Ude. The crew decided to return when one of the engines failed. But the aircraft shot off the runway and hit a water treatment plant.



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