Twenty-eight dead as plane crashes into sea in eastern Russia

An aeroplane with 28 people on board crashed into the sea on Tuesday off Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka peninsula as it was preparing to land, RIA news agency reported on Tuesday. The plane, an Antonov An-26 twin-engined turboprop, was en route from regional capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana, a village in northern Kamchatka, when it lost… Read More Twenty-eight dead as plane crashes into sea in eastern Russia

Four dead, injured following plane crash in Siberia

Four people were killed and four badly injured on Saturday when a small plane crashed in Russia‚Äôs Kemerovo region in southwestern Siberia, the local emergency medical service said. TASS news agency earlier said at least seven people were killed when the twin-engine L-410 crashed near the Tanay aerodrome, which provides parachuting services. It also cited… Read More Four dead, injured following plane crash in Siberia

Scores dead as Saratov Airlines passenger plane crashes in Russia

A Russian passenger plane crashed near Moscow soon after take-off on Sunday, killing all 71 people on board, and investigators said they were looking at all possible causes. Temperatures were around minus 5 degrees Celsius with periodic snowfall when the short-haul AN-148 operated by Saratov Airlines took off for the city of Orsk in Orenburg… Read More Scores dead as Saratov Airlines passenger plane crashes in Russia