50 Feared Dead in Russian Jetliner Crash

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(CNN) — A Russian jetliner crashed on landing in the city of Kazan, with 50 aboard feared dead, the country’s emergency situations ministry reported Sunday.

The Tatarstan Airlines flight carried 44 passengers and crew, ministry spokeswoman Irina Rossius said. There was no indication of survivors.

The Boeing 737 took off from Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport, about 800 kilometers (500 miles) west of Kazan, Rossius said.

From Arkady Irshenko

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