Kamchatka Aviation Enterprise, Antonov An-26B-100 (MSN 12310) crashed in the sea. Local media reports that AN-26B-100 has lost communication with 28 people on board. The Aircraft was flying from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana in the Kamchatka Peninsula with 22 passengers and six crew members.
The AN-26 registration RA-26085, flight PTK-251 was on approach to Palana, with the worst climatic condition. The airplane was unable to land at any of the airports and crashed in the Sea of Okhotsk.
Air crashes in Russia
Seven people were killed on June 19, 2021, when an L-410UVP-E registration RF-94603 attempted an emergency landing in Siberia’s Kemerovo Oblast. The crew reported that one of the engines had failed. The plane was on a parachutist training mission.