- Sputnik International
Russia
The latest news and stories from Russia. Stay tuned for updates and breaking news on defense, politics, economy and more.

Two dead in light plane crash outside Moscow

Subscribe
International
India
Two people were killed after a light plane crashed in the Moscow Region, the regional emergencies center said on Sunday.
MOSCOW, May 25 (RIA Novosti) - Two people were killed after a light plane crashed in the Moscow Region, the regional emergencies center said on Sunday.

"A Yak-52 training plane crashed while approaching to land at 12:26 p.m. [8:26 a.m. GMT] [Sunday] at the Myachkovo airfield in the Kolomna district [south-east of Moscow]. Two people on board the plane died," the emergencies center said.

The plane fell on the ground before reaching the runway strip and burst into flames, the emergencies center said.

Work is under way to investigate the causes of the air crash, the emergencies center said.

Newsfeed
0
To participate in the discussion
log in or register
loader
Chats
Заголовок открываемого материала