Russian passenger plane crashes outside Moscow: media

Moscow (AFP) – A Russian domestic passenger plane crashed on the outskirts of the Russian capital on Sunday after taking off from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, Russian media reported on Sunday. 

The Antonov An-148 plane operated by the domestic Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in the Urals, and crashed in the Ramensky district outside Moscow. Russian news agencies reported 65 passengers and 6 crew were on board.

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