BREAKING: 68 feared dead as passenger jet crashes shortly after take-off

Posted by News Express | 11 February 2018 | 2,928 times

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A Russian airliner with 68 on board has crashed after vanishing from radar screens as it left a Moscow airport for the Urals, a BBC report said Sunday afternoon, quoting local media.

“The Saratov Airlines An-148 regional jet was en route to the city of Orsk when it vanished.

“An emergency services source has told Interfax news agency the plane crashed and there was ‘no chance’ anyone could have survived,” the report said.

It quoted a source as disclosing that there were also six crew members aboard the crashed aircraft in addition to at least 62 passengers, adding that the jet had come down near the village of Argunovo.  

Source: News Express

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