The fuselage of the Russian Il-76 transport plane was destroyed at a factory in the Ulyanovsk region, the state news agency RIA Novosti reported, citing emergency services. One person is dead.
According to “Kommersant”, one person died and five were injured after the incident in the Russian Ulyanovsk region. It was clarified that the machine was destroyed at the Aviastar plant, which, among other things, manufactures aircraft, including the Il-76, and maintains the An-124 Ruslan.
The Il-76 aircraft is a four-engine Soviet-made jet designed by the Ilyushin design bureau. The first examples were delivered to the Soviet Air Force in the 1970s.
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