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Russian passenger plane crashes outside Moscow: media

AFP  |  Moscow 

A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed in the outskirts of today after taking off from the capital's airport, Russian media reported.

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

agencies said witnesses in the village of saw a burning plane falling from the sky.

A source from Russia's emergency services told that the 71 people on board "had no chance" of survival.

The same agency reported that the wreckage of the plane was spread over a wide area around the

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 18:30 IST