15 dead in Russian air crash: ministry

2nd August 2010, Comments 0 comments

A plane belonging to Russian regional airline crashed upon landing in eastern Siberia on Monday, killing all 15 people onboard, the emergency situations ministry said.

"An An-25 aircraft flying from Krasnoyarsk crashed at 1740 GMT while trying to land, near the airport for the city of Igarka," an emergency situations ministry spokeswoman was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies.

© 2010 AFP

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