Yakutsk airport said in a statement that the left flap of the cargo hatch of the Nimbus Airlines Antonov AN-12 plane had been torn off by the wind.
The hatch door fell off, causing the contents of the planes hold to haemorrhage valuables.
Technical engineers at the airport who prepared the plane for takeoff have been detained.
Turkish private jet crashes in Iran; all 11 aboard killed
Mina Basaran , seven of her friends and plane crew members were killed as they returned to Turkey from her hen weekend in Dubai. Investigators found the "black box" from the Turkish private jet on Monday which had crashed into an Iranian mountain range.
A Russian plane lost its precious cargo on takeoff on Thursday (local time), leaving the runway scattered with nearly AUD$470 million worth of goods.
The Cargo belonged to Chukota Mining and Geological company, 75 percent of which is owned by Canadian Kinross Gold Corporation.
Nobody was reported injured following the golden incident, and most of the spilled treasure has since been recovered, according to a police spokesperson. However, a law enforcement source told TASS that all the bars have been collected.