The incident with the Russian An-12 occurred due to missed landing gear. The airport was suspended, it temporarily stopped accepting and sending flights. A video has already appeared on the web from the emergency landing site in Yekaterinburg. The footage shows how the An-12 "lies on its belly" on the runway (runway). Upon landing, a military transporter caught fire, but managed to extinguish the fire.
We remind you that the An-12 is a Soviet military transport aircraft (product "T", according to NATO codification: "Cub" - "Puppy"), developed by Antonov Antonov (Kiev) in the 50s of the twentieth century. It should be added that according to the Aviation Safety Network website, as of March 15, 2019, a total of 239 An-12 aircraft were lost and 1890 people were killed. In the USSR, 1248 An-12 units were produced, and over the years of operation, these unpretentious aircraft have proved to be reliable machines capable of operating in different climatic conditions. But even this equipment There are limits to endurance.