Crash of An-26 in Kamchatka. Bodies of 19 dead found

The bodies of 19 dead have been found at the crash site of An-26 aircraft in Kamchatka, emergency services said.

“At the moment, rescuers have found the bodies of 19 victims. In order to identify most of them, genetic testing may be required. So far it has been possible to identify one person,” the report said.

Crash of An-26 in Kamchatka. Bodies of 19 dead found

Search operations are still on, they are complicated by the storm.

Government of Kamchatka published photos of six crew members of the crashed AN-26. Also the names of the dead were published: Dmitry Nikiforov, commander of the aircraft, Alexander Anisimov, copilot, Ryustem Zavgarov, flight engineer, Ivan Neverov, flight operator, Vladimir Sadiev, navigator, Irina Sereda, flight attendant.