Russia: Plane Disappears Off Radar In Tomsk
The spokesperson for the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations said, "The An-28 did not communicate with the control tower," adding that there are 17 people aboard.
The spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations announced Friday that an Anotov An-28 disappeared off the radar over Bakcharsky District, Tomsk.
The spokesman said that the airliner belongs to Siberian Light Aviation and that it did not communicate with the control tower. The airliner had 17 people aboard.
Last Wednesday, the information office of the Russian Ministry of Emergency announced that the bodies of 19 passengers that were aboard the An-26 plane had been found at the crash site on the Kamchatka Peninsula.
An office spokesman told Sputnik that "during the search operation off the coast of Kamchatka, 10 more bodies were discovered. With that, the total number of bodies discovered was 19." So far, only one body has been identified, adding that the search process at the crash site is still ongoing.