Plane carrying 43 people crashes in Siberia

Plane carrying 43 people crashes in Siberia

Plane carrying 43 people crashes in Siberia

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Posted on April 1, 2012 at 10:15 PM

MOSCOW (AP) -- A passenger plane carrying 43 people has crashed shortly after takeoff in Siberia, and emergency officials say some of those on board survived.

The French-Italian-made ATR-72 was flying from Tyumen to the oil town of Surgut.

Emergency Situations Ministry spokeswoman Irina Andrianova said some of the 39 passengers and four crew had survived the Monday morning crash.
 

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