Missing Antonov An-28 found in Siberia


An Antonov An-28 airplane disappeared from radar on a flight between Kedrovo and Tomsk, western Siberia, Russia.

The aircraft, registration number RA-28728, belongs to the company Siberian Light Aviation. It was on its way from Kedrovo Airport to Tomsk-Bogashevo Airport (TOF) when it disappeared from radar. 

“Its emergency locator beacon went off,” a source told the Russian news agency TASS. “There are 17 people on board, including four children and three crew members.” 

A Mil Mi-8 helicopter was sent to search for the plane, which was last located 52 kilometers southeast of Kedrovo.

Update: The aircraft was located. According to preliminary information, all occupants survived the incident. The plane sustained heavy damages.

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