The crash site and the wreckage of the plane L-39 of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation found in the sea of Azov, there are already working military divers.
This was reported by TASS on Friday a source in the operational services.
“Profit military divers are working at the crash site. The crash site, the wreckage has already found,” he said.
A spokesman said that the crash site was well established, however, diving operations began immediately – waited arrival of the military which have the required certification.
In turn, a source in law enforcement said that the pilots (earlier it was reported that they allegedly managed to eject) yet to be found. Their search involved about 200 people.
Earlier it was reported that the plane crashed at about 17:00 GMT when performing routine training flight, the cause of the crash could be a technical fault. The plane carried out flight without ammunition. Presumably, L-39 crashed near the Dolzhanskaya spit 1.5 km from the coast, both pilots managed to eject. According to the source, the plane L-39 took off from the airfield in Yeisk, where is the Center of combat employment and retraining of pilots of naval aviation of the Navy of Russia.
Training jet L-39 Albatros was developed in Czechoslovakia. It first flew in 1968, and in 1972, it chose the main training aircraft of the countries – participants of the Warsaw Treaty Organization. He is still the main vehicle for training of cadets of flight schools in Russia.