Deaths in Russian cargo plane crash

Antonov cargo plane crashes 1,500km east of Moscow after fire reported onboard.

    The Antanov-12 was designed in the 1950s and built in large numbers for army and civilian transport [EPA]
    Andriyanova said the plane crashed in a forested area around 30km from Chelyabinsk and that no casualties had been reported on the ground.
     
    Vyacheslav Latunkin, a regional emergency official, said that the plane crashed after colliding with a power transmission line.
     
    The Antanov-12 was designed in the 1950s and built in large numbers as both military and civilian transport.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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