Pilot dead under the Archangel An-2 hospitalized

CC BY 2.0 / Dmitry Terekhov / Antonov An-2Самолет An-2. Archival photoPilot dead under the Archangel An-2 hospitalizedCC BY 2.0 / Dmitry Terekhov / Antonov An-2

The pilot committed an emergency landing plane An-2 in a forest near Arkhangelsk hospitalized with a suspected heart attack, reported in a press-service of administration of the Arkhangelsk region.

«According to updated information, one of the pilots with a suspected heart attack delivered to the First municipal hospital named after E. E. Volosevich to provide the necessary assistance», — stated in the message.

Thus, the number of victims in the incident rose to two people, one of the passengers during the inspection of the ambulance was diagnosed with a fractured shoulder. He was taken to regional clinical hospital.

Earlier, government and Ministry of emergency situations noted that the rest of the passengers severe injuries and no complaints flying this Board the baby with the mother was sent for observation to the regional children’s hospital.

On Thursday, the aircraft An-2 flying on the route Arkhangelsk-Mezen, made an emergency landing in the forest 50 kilometers at Archangel. On Board were 11 passengers (according to the MOE – 12), including a child and a wheelchair, and two crew members.

Passengers and crew members in the result of the rescue operation were taken to Arkhangelsk, in two helicopters. Now issues temporary resettlement of people, including relatives and friends.

Friday flights on route Arkhangelsk-Mezen from vaskovo airport will continue in normal manner, said the press service.