Four dead in a crash landing of an airplane in Russia

Four people died in the crash landing of a smaller passenger plane in Russia. Among the dead in the Siberian region of Irkutsk are two passengers and two crew members, several agencies reported, citing the local authorities. Several people were injured. The cause of the accident was initially unclear.

The twin-engine L-410 machine with 16 people on board hit the taiga around four kilometers from a village on Monday night (local time). Initially, investigators assumed that all passengers would have survived. (SDA)