Plane with 55 passengers on board crashes in southern Russia: official

55 passengers and four or five crew were on board


Afp March 19, 2016
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MOSCOW: A Boeing plane with 55 passengers on board crashed Saturday morning in Rostov-on-Don, in southern Russia, a local official said.

"The plane with 55 passengers and four or five crew on board, coming from Dubai, crashed as came into land at the airport in Rostov-on-Don," said Marina Kostioukova, spokesperson for the local emergencies ministry.

"At this this time we do not have any information on victims," she said

This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly.

 

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