Burning remains of the Russian Air Force An-22 transport aircraft that crashed late on Tuesday night were discovered from the air in central Russia`s Tula Region, a source in the law enforcement bodies said on Wednesday, according to RIA Novosti.

"The remains of the burning aircraft were discovered from the air at 2:36 Moscow time [23:36 GMT Tuesday] near the village of Krasny Oktyabr in the Tula Region," the source said adding that rescue teams were dispatched to the crash site.