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Russia plane crash: 4 dead after plane overshoots runway at airport

By CNN Staff

A passenger plane overshot the runway at a Moscow airport Saturday, killing four of the eight people on board, according to emergency management officials.

The four others were injured in the crash of the Tupolev airliner, officials said. All eight were crew members; initial reports indicated 12 people were aboard the plane, but authorities later revised that figure.

The Russian Red Wings Airlines flight was arriving to Vnukovo International Airport from the Czech Republic.


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