The number of victims of aviation disasters on the territory of Russia in the first quarter of 2018 has increased 16 times compared with the same period of 2017, follows from the data of EMERCOM of Russia.
According to the MOE, in the first quarter of this year in Russia there were four plane crashes, one of them at the Federal level. They killed 80 people and injured 85. Three months of 2017 was only one crash, which killed five people.
Thus in 2017, the rescuers found a decrease in the number of fatalities in air crashes in Russia compared with the year 2016. Three months of 2016, the eight plane crash killed 73 people.
11 February in the Moscow region crashed the plane An-148, EN route from Moscow to Orsk. The disaster killed 71 people.
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