A plane operated by Russia’s Saratov Airlines crashed in the Moscow region on Sunday killing all 71 people on board, according to Russian news agency.



A plane operated by Russia’s Saratov Airlines crashed in the Moscow region on Sunday killing all 71 people on board, according to Russian news agency.
There were 65 passengers and six crew members onboard the plane which went missing from radars less than 10 minutes after taking off from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, TASS reported.
The plane was bound for the Russian city of Orsk in the Orenburg region, which borders Kazakhstan.
There are no survivors after the incident.
It was not immediately clear what caused the crash.
The Russian president Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to set up a special commission over the plane crash in the Moscow region.

The president offers his profound condolences to those who lost their relatives in the crash.


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