29 Killed in Plane Crash in Russia's Siberia

29 Killed in Plane Crash in Russia's Siberia

Yaroslavl : Russia | Apr 02, 2012 at 12:22 AM PDT
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Russian Plane crashed

At least 32 people, including children, were killed today when a Russian passenger plane crashed in Siberia.

The ATR 72,Russian airline UTair, a twin-engine turboprop, came down minutes after leaving Tyumen, about 1,000 miles east of Moscow, with 39 passengers and four crew on board.

The cause of the crash is not yet clear. UTair published a list of the passengers and crew, with none of them appearing to be from outside Russia.The emergency situations ministry said 12 survivors were flown to a hospital by helicopter, but one of them died there.

There was no immediate word on the possible cause of the crash.

According to Reuters, the crash is the deadliest air disaster in Russia since a Yak-42 plane crashed into a riverbank near the city of Yaroslavl after takeoff on 7 September, 2011, killing 44 people and wiping out the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice hockey team.

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