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Belarussian cargo plane crashes in Siberia, 7 killed

Several people were killed when a Belarussian-owned cargo plane crash-landed in Siberia after disappearing from radar just outside the Russian 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 communication was lost. “The […]

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Russian passenger plane crashes into ‘sea cliff’ in remote region, 28 dead

A passenger plane carrying 28 people crashed in Russia’s far east on Tuesday, leaving everyone on board feared dead. The plane was en route from regional capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana, a town in northwestern Kamchatka, when it lost contact with air traffic control shortly before 3:00pm local time. There were 22 passengers and six crew […]