An Azerbaijani citizen, who succeeded to survive in the jet crash in Irkutsk called on his family and asserted that he is safe and sound, Trend reports citing the local television channel ATV.
He told his mother that he first ran up to an escape hatch, opened it and helped several ore passengers to go out. Immediately after the jet crash there was a blast and the first salon burned. I sat in my sea and did not untie the belt. But all those who untied the belts during the crash fell into fire. I called on the passengers to back exit, first jumped out of the airliner and after several passenger did the same. I count 34 people who jumped out and after the airliner crashed, Rustamov said in his interview for the local television channel.