Plane Crash In Siberia: UTair ATR-72 crashes, 31 killed

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Thirty-one people were killed and 12 survivors have been taken to hospital, Russia’s emergencies ministry said.

UTair ATR-72

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The ATR-72 turboprop aircraft had just left Tyumen on a flight north-east to the oil town of Surgut when it crashed.

The Itar Tass news agency is reporting that all the crew, which was made up of two pilots and two flight attendants, died.

Officials said 39 passengers and four crew members were on board the plane. It remains unclear what caused the crash.




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