Russian 'IL-76' Aircraft Implementing Second Firefighting Flight

Russian 'IL-76' Aircraft Implementing Second Firefighting Flight


Early Tuesday morning, the Russian 'IL-76' Aircraft flew to the area in Khosrov Forest on fire for the second time after being recharged with the water in Erebuni Airport, as the Ministry of Emergency Situations informed.

It should be mentioned that the Minister of Emergency Situations of Armenia, Davit Tonoyan, carried out reconnaissance flight on a helicopter, and together with Russian rescue colleagues, during which the areas of the ongoing large fire where water will be discharged were determined.

Initially, two flights and two waterbombing are planned.

Reminder: a fire broke out on 12 August in the area of Khosrov Forest State Reserve called Zima. A criminal case has been initiated based on this fact.

11:54 August 15, 2017


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