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32 Killed in Russian Plane Crash in Syria

32 Killed in Russian Plane Crash in Syria  32 Killed in Russian Plane Crash in Syria

A Russian transport plane crashed in Syria killing all 32 people on board, the Russian Defense Ministry says. The Antonov-26 aircraft crashed at Russia’s Hmeymim airbase in Latakia Province, Russian media quoted the ministry as saying, Al Jazeera reported.

Initial information suggested the crash may have been caused by a technical fault. The aircraft hit the ground about 500 meters short of the runway, the ministry said.

 

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