A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed Sunday, February 10, near Moscow, killing everyone aboard shortly after the jet took off from one of the city’s airports.
Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov confirmed that there were no survivors but did not give the number of people on board.
The Saratov Airlines regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo Airport en route to Orsk, a city some 1,500 kilometres (1,000 miles) southeast of Moscow.
Fragments from the twin-engine Antonov An-148 airliner were found in the Ramenskoye area, about 40 kilometres (25 miles) from the airport.
State television footage showed …read more
Source: The Citizen