Russian plane crashed in Tyumen leaves 29 people dead and 14 rescued
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Russian plane crashed in Tyumen leaves 29 people dead and 14 rescued

Tyumen : Russia | Apr 01, 2012 at 11:06 PM PDT
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Siberian Plane Crash Kills 31

A Russian plane was crash in Tyumen that killed 29 people and 14 were rescued.

The ATR 72,a twin engine, turbo prop plane carrying a 43 people( 39 were passenegers and four are crew) crashed some 30 to 35 kilometer from the Tyumen. The mid-range plane belonging to Russian airline UTair crashed after taking off from Tyumen on a flight to Surgut, an oil town further north in Siberia.

The survivor were immediately flown to the nearest hospital by a helicopter. The five survivors are now in critical condition;cause for the incidents are not yet detailed. The airline as three ATR-72 craft made by the French-Italian manufacturer ATR. It is an equal partnership between two major European aeronautics players Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica company, and EADS.

President Dmitry Medvedev called for a reduction in the number of Russian airlines and improvements in crew training after that crash, which followed a June crash that killed 47 people including a navigator who had been drinking.

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