Moscow: A Russian airliner with 71 people on board crashed
The Russian airliner, which was carrying 71 people, crashed shortly after taking off from Moscow Domodedovo airport.
A plane of the Russian company Saratov, which was carrying 71 people, crashed Sunday shortly after taking off from Moscow airport Domodedovo, Russian news agencies report citing emergency services.
Apparatus in flames. The Antonov An-148, a jet, had 65 passengers and 6 crew members, says the agency RIA. He was heading to Orsk, a town in the Urals, and crashed into the Ramensky district of the Moscow region. “The plane crashed near the village of Argunovo,” emergency services quoted by Interfax news agency reported. “The team and the passengers had no chance of escaping.” According to the agencies, witnesses saw the flames falling in the village of Argunovo. The aircraft cabin was scattered over a wide area around the crash site, Interfax said.