A “flying apparatus” had been reported as crashing in Russiaby numerous Russian news agencies, but officials in thecrash area are now saying that the reports have beeninvestigated and that it apparently did not happen. A helicopterflyover identified the scene, and reported no evidence offire or of any crash debris. Siberian Regional Center ofMinistry for Emergencies spokesperson Sergey Andriyanko has now said, “we report officially that it has been a false alarm.”

Local residents had told police that an unknown aircraftcrashed in the forest near Yeniseisk and Lesosibirsk atabout 10 o’clock yesterday morning.’
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