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Four killed as passenger plane makes emergency landing in Siberia

  • Published at 09:51 am September 13th, 2021
Siberia
Emergency specialists work on the site of the L-410 aircraft crash near the village of Kazachinkoye, Irkutsk region, Russia, on Monday, September 13, 2021 Reuters

Initial media reports said 11 people had been trapped inside the aircraft after it came down

Four people were killed when a small Russian passenger plane with 14 passengers and two crew on board made an emergency landing in a forest in southeastern Siberia on Sunday, the Emergency Ministry said.

The L-410 aircraft flying from the city of Irkutsk came down 4km from its destination, Kazachinkoye village, the Investigative Committee law enforcement agency said.

According to preliminary reports by local emergency services, there was an equipment failure, which the crew reported before making the hard landing, Interfax news agency reported.

Initial media reports said 11 people had been trapped inside the aircraft after it came down. 

Footage circulated on social media, purportedly of the landing scene, showed rescue workers with stretchers shining torches near a river at night.


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