Cargo plane carrying 15 crashes in Russia, ministry says

The plane landed in a field near Ivanovo, northeast of Moscow.

March 12, 2024, 7:06 AM

A Russian cargo plane carrying 15 people crashed near Ivanovo, northeast of Moscow, the Russian Defence Ministry said.

Eight crew members and seven passengers were on board the Ilyushin Il-76 when the plane crashed shortly after take-off, the ministry said.

One of the plane's engines appeared to be on fire before the crash, the ministry said.

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