MOE special flight taking off for evacuation of the meteor shower, landed in Chelyabinsk, Russian Emergencies Ministry reported on Saturday.
"At 04.58 MSK February 16, 2013 IL-76 Russian Emergencies Ministry landed in Chelyabinsk for sanitary evacuation aircraft suffered an meteor shower of the citizen of the Russian Federation. Aircraft is equipped medical unit," – said the agency.
It is expected that this special flight to Moscow will be delivered to the most affected by the fall of the meteorite fragments that need skilled care Moscow doctors.
On Friday, a meteorite fell in the Urals – PE affected residents Tyumen, Kurgan, Sverdlovsk, and northern Kazakhstan. Major damage were reported in the Chelyabinsk region, many buildings shattered windows. According to the latest Ministry of Interior, affected 1.2 thousand people. According to MOE, shards of glass from cuts suffered in 1145, of whom 50 were hospitalized.
The accident injured two thousand 962 buildings, including 34 health institutions, 11 institutions of social protection, building 361 schools and kindergartens, RIA "Novosti".
"Schools and kindergartens were damaged, by Monday must earn normally. Need to continue to radiation and chemical monitoring ", – reported the emergency department of the Chelyabinsk region on the visit of the head of the Ministry of Vladimir Puchkov.
According to the newspaper VIEW, on Friday over the Urals meteorite burned, and only a few of the dozens of large fragments of the cosmic body floated to the ground. PE affected residents Tyumen, Kurgan, Sverdlovsk, and the northern territories of Kazakhstan, but major damage reported in the Chelyabinsk region.
Medical care in the region turned around a thousand people, of whom more than 100 were hospitalized and two were in intensive care. All the cuts affected by broken glass.
According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, in the fall of the meteorite fragments in the Chelyabinsk region hit 1.2 thousand people.
Authorities said that from the fragments of an exploding meteor hit about 3 thousand buildings, and in the region will have to replace the 170 thousand square meters of window glass. And windows in houses Chelyabinsk free replacement management companies, but glass balconies residents will have to pay yourself.
Meanwhile, the media reported that local companies have raised prices for the installation of windows.
Day military reported finding three seats falling meteorite fragments. They noted that the diameter of the crater at the place to be falling at Lake Chebarkul was about six meters.
Interior Ministry later released information that the blast exploded meteorite did the most damage of ten districts of Chelyabinsk region.
Meanwhile, users of social networks spread information that one of the fragments of the meteorite fell near Beloyarsk in Sverdlovsk region.