Rescuer suggests crashed Lithuanian An-2 plane could have been flying without rescue gear

Chief of the Lithuanian Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre, Commander Artūras Andrušaitis, said on Friday that the An-2 airplane that crashed into the Baltic Sea may have not had all the necessary rescue equipment aboard.
Artūras Andrušaitis
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