Russian Passenger Plane Crash Lands at Moscow Airport

December 29, 2012, Saturday // 04:36
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A Russian passenger plane crash landed at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport on Saturday, breaking apart and catching fire. Photo by Russia Today

A Russian passenger plane crash landed at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport on Saturday, breaking apart and catching fire.

The Red Wing Airlines Tu-204 aircraft ran off the runway, breaking apart and catching fire.

According to unconfirmed reports of the CNN, the incident killed 2 of the total of 12 people on board and 3 others were seriously injured.

The plane had reportedly arrived from Pardubice, Czech Republic.

The incident took place at around 16:35 local time.

The cause of the crash is as yet unknown.


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