Saturday, June 9, 2012

Single-Engine Plane Crashes in Rostov Region, Pilot Killed

A single-engine airplane crashed on Saturday in Russia’s southern Rostov region, killing a pilot, a spokesperson for the regional branch of the Emergencies Ministry said. 

 “A duty traffic controller received an alert message at 8:38 Moscow time that a single-engine airplane had crash-landed near Grachi village in Belokalitvinsk district. 

A pilot, the only person onboard the plane, was killed at the spot," the spokesperson said. 

Authorities launched a probe into the accident.

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