Russia: Plane crash leaves 40 dead people
June 20, 2011:
A plane model “Tupolev-134′ with 50 people aboard, including passengers and crew crashed in northern Russia while trying to land at the airport in Petrozavodsk.
According to the spokeswoman Irina Andiyanova, informed the Ministry of Emergencies, “The aircraft was engulfed in flames, and at least ten people were injured. At the moment it is unknown the fate of other passengers and crew. ”
According to official Russian sources, “The crash killed at least forty people.”
The plane, made in Russia, flew from Moscow to the city of Petrozavodsk, in the north.