Siberia: 29 killed in plane crash

Last Updated: Mon, Apr 02, 2012 13:05 hrs

At least 29 people were killed and 14 others were injured when a passenger plane crashed in Siberia on Monday.

The ATR 72, a twin-engine, turbo-prop plane, crashed some 35 km from the Siberian city of Tyumen, media reports said.

The plane belonged to Russian airline UTair and was travelling from Tyumen to Surgut.

43 people, including four crew members, were onboard.

The injured passengers were taken to a hospital in a helicopter.

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