In Russia, the cargo compartment of the An-26 aircraft opened in the air: passengers' belongings flew away (video)
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There were 25 passengers on board at the time of the incident. Aviation experts say that the life of the An-24 and An-26 aircraft has expired long ago, its systems may break down. In the meantime, Rosaviatsia has extended their service life to 50 years.
The cargo compartment of the An-26 aircraft, which was flying to Magadan from the village of Magan in Yakutia, opened in the air. Some of the passengers' belongings fell out of their luggage, according to the East Siberian Investigation Department.
The cargo ramp locks on the right side of the aircraft were torn off, the right and central fastenings were damaged, law enforcement officers said.
At the time of the incident, there were 25 passengers and 6 crew members on board, the aircraft commander decided to return to Magan.
“The landing was made safely, there were no injuries or other damage to the aircraft,” the Sledkom noted.
An inspection is underway under the article on the provision of services that do not meet safety requirements.
The Baza edition clarifies that the board of the IrAero airline suddenly depressurized at an altitude of several kilometers. The back door turned out to be half open.
Passengers were given food and placed in a hotel, the airline promises to provide a spare board to deliver people to Magadan, a RIA Novosti source in the East Siberian transport prosecutor's office said.
< p>A representative of the Magadan airport added that the charter flight was carrying shift workers, and the cargo compartment opened 30 minutes after departure.
“25 people on board, including the crew, were not injured – only the hats from the heads of some flew into white void. The pilots immediately went to land – there were no incidents, “notes the Mash channel.
The Insider, citing an anonymous aviation expert, writes that the life of the An-24 and An-26 aircraft has long ended and the lock system gives crashes. There is nothing to replace Russian aircraft, so the Federal Air Transport Agency extended their service life to 50 years.
Focus On January 2, he wrote about an Air Astana aircraft flying from Tashkent to Almaty into a zone of severe turbulence . Seven passengers were injured.