The search for an An-28 airplane that was reported missing in theKhabarovsk region of Russia has been stopped owing to nightfall and densefog, the NTV television station reported. As it was reported earlier,communication with the airplane was lost while is was getting ready for alanding in Ayan, a location on the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk. The planewas flying from Khabarovsk to Ayan. According to preliminary data, theairplane had three crew members and 14 passengers onboard..
The head of the Voronezh region, Alexander Gusev, confirmed the death of Major General Vladimir Zavadsky.