OREANDA-NEWS  In Buryatia, investigators opened a criminal case on the fact of the forced landing of the An-2 aircraft. About this was reported in the press service of the Eastern Interregional Investigative Department for Transport (MMSUT) of the Russian IC.

The case was initiated under Article 263 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation ("Violation of the rules of traffic safety and operation of air transport").

On July 5, the AN-2 aircraft, which was monitoring the forest fire situation in Buryatia, made an emergency landing. As a result, the aircraft was damaged, causing property damage to the owner. The crew members of the aircraft were taken to the hospital.