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Russia: Kazan plane crash kills all 50 on board

A woman reads a lists with the names of passengers who were aboard the Russian passenger airliner. Picture: AP

A woman reads a lists with the names of passengers who were aboard the Russian passenger airliner. Picture: AP

A Boeing 737 crashed on landing in the Russian city of Kazan on Sunday, killing all 50 people on board, the Emergencies Ministry said.

The flight from Moscow made a second attempt at landing and exploded on impact, killing all 44 passengers and six crew on board. The flight was operated by the regional Tatarstan airline, a ministry spokeswoman said.

 
 
 

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