01:10 GMT24 July 2021
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    The aircraft was monitoring the area for forest fires when it crashed. Reports suggested that the incident was caused by engine failure.

    A small aircraft with two people on board disappeared from radars on Thursday, in the Yamalo-Nenets Region of Russia. According to the emergency services, a plane giving off fumes was discovered by rescuers, and a man was spotted near the aircraft.

    The emergency services stated that both people were found conscious, and were evacuated to the nearby settlement of Tolka.

    "[An] Mi-8 found the survivors, both are conscious. They have been evacuated by the Mi-8 to the village of Tolka in the Krasnoselkup district", the emergency services stated.
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