The Russian governmental agency in charge of civil aviation published the names of all passengers and crew members who were on board the Embraer plane that crashed in the Tver Region earlier on Wednesday, mentioning Yevgeny Prigozhin and Dmitry Utkin among them, APA reports.
Other passengers were Sergey Propustin, Yevgeny Makaryan, Alexander Totmin, Valery Chekalov and Nikolay Matyuseyev.
“The flight of the Embraer-135 jet (EBM-135BJ) was performed in accordance with a flight permit issued in due order,” the Federal Air Transport Agency said.
Yevgeny Prigozhin and Dmitry Utkin * died, the representative of the administration of the Zaporozhye region Vladimir Rogov said, APA reports citing "Baza" Telegram channel.
“I just talked with outstanding“ musicians ”, they confirm the fact of the death of Yevgeny Prigozhin and Dmitry Utkin,” Rogov said.
The Federal Agency for Air Transport of Russia (Rosaviatsiya) initiated an investigation of the crash of the Embraer plane that happened in the Tver Region on Wednesday, the agency said in its statement, adding that the name Yevgeny Prigozhin was included in the list of passengers of the crashed flight, APA reports citing TASS.
"An investigation of the Embraer plane crash that happened in the Tver Region this evening was initiated. According to the passenger list, first and last name of Yevgeny Prigozhin was included in this list," the agency noted.
A private plane crashed in Moscow's Tver region, killing all ten people on board, the Russian emergency services said Wednesday, APA reports.
"A private Embraer Legacy aircraft travelling from Moscow to Saint Petersburg crashed near the village of Kuzhenkino in the Tver Region. There were 10 people on board, including 3 crew members. According to preliminary information, all those on board died," the ministry for emergency situation said on Telegram.