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An Ilyiushin II-76 and a Mi-8 to extinguish fires in the Moscow province
Moscow, Russia - Russian emergencies ministry said
According to what stated by the Russian Emergencies ministry, an Ilyushin II-76 aircraft and a Mikoyan Mi-8 helicopter are going to support operations at work since few days to extinguish fires in the Moscow districts of Shatura and Pavlovo-Posad. The plane can carry up to 42 metric tons of water, whilst the helicopter up to 5 metric tons per flight. Two days ago the high and thick columns of smoke...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency