He announced this in his Telegram channel.

“Regional rescuers reached the crash site of the An-26 aircraft.

They spent several hours as the airborne operations were hampered by strong winds.

We are waiting for details from them, "Degtyarev wrote.

Earlier, a Mi-8 helicopter EMERCOM of Russia discovered from the air an An-26 aircraft that had disappeared earlier in the Khabarovsk Territory. 

Investigators opened a criminal case after losing contact with the An-26 aircraft in the Khabarovsk Territory.