The Russian defense Ministry reported that on Board the aircraft An-26 that crashed in Syria, there were 27 officers, one of whom is in the rank of major-General.
«As a result of the tragedy killed 27 officers, of which one in the rank of major General and warrant officers and contract servicemen. No civilians on Board the An-26 was not» — said the defense Ministry TASS.
All on Board were 39 people. In the crash no survivors.