On Sunday evening, at half past seven, a terrible tragedy occurred at the Kazan airport. When landing, the plane Boeing 737 of “Tatarstan” air-company, which flew from Moscow to Kazan crashed.
With explosion of the plane, all 44 passengers and 6 crew members perished. Most of them – residents of Tatarstan. Among them, Irek Minnikhanov, elder son of Tatarstan President.
To investigate the causes of the crash, a special government commission was set up.
November 18, announced a day of mourning in the Republic of Tatarstan.