Seven dead as Russian cargo plane crash lands in Siberia

A Belarussian-owned cargo plane crash-landed in Siberia and burst into flames, killing all seven people on board, after disappearing from radar just outside the city of Irkutsk, officials said. Russia’s federal aviation agency Rosaviatsiya said the Antonov An-12 plane, owned by Belarussian company Grodno, circled around after first coming in to land, at which point… Read More Seven dead as Russian cargo plane crash lands in Siberia

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