Two People Dead In Light Plane Crash In Russia's Tatarstan - Investigators
UFA (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 09th May, 2021) A maintenance worker, who was supposed to repair a light-engine plane in Russia's Tatarstan region, hijacked the aircraft and crashed while landing, which resulted in his and the other passenger's deaths, local investigative authorities said on Sunday.
"For some reason, he [maintenance worker] then made an unauthorized take-off, without permission, and after a few kilometers made a hard landing. There was a woman in the cockpit with him, her identity is being established," the authorities stated.
Investigations into the causes of the incident are ongoing.