Light Military Transport Aircraft
Aircraft is intended for transportation and airdropping of airborne troop forces and equipment.
Loading of aircraft is carried out through rear fuselage cargo hatch equipped with general-purpose loading ramp that may be hinged downwards or retracted under fuselage while airdropping. In transport variant the aircraft capacity may be as high as 39 soldiers or 30 paratroopers, in ambulance variant - 24 stretcher cases. In general, aircraft may transport around 50 % nomenclature of equipment and cargoes of organic Armed Force sub-units being under transportation.
Aircraft operation on unpaved, grass, snow-covered and soaked airfields is permissible.