One Person Dies as Single-Engine Plane Crashes Near Russia's Khabarovsk
03:23 GMT 24.07.2021 (Updated: 04:43 GMT 24.07.2021)
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A single-engine plane crashed on Saturday near the city of Khabarovsk in Russia's Far East, leaving one person dead and one more injured, a spokesperson for the Emergencies Ministry told Sputnik.
The incident took place at 00:47 GMT near the Kalinka Airfield in the Khabarovsk Territory soon after the plane took off.
"According to preliminary data, there were two people on board: one of them has died another one sustained injuries and has been sent to a hospital", the Emergencies Ministry said.
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The Transport Prosecutor's Office has launched an investigation into the plane crash.