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At least two dead as plane crashes in Russia

Saturday, 29 Dec, 2012 - 01:19

Dec. 29 - At least two killed as Russian passenger plane splits apart after crash landing at the Moscow Vnukovo airport. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A Russian passenger plane with up to 12 people on board split into three pieces after sliding off a runway and crashing into a highway outside a Moscow airport on Saturday, officials said. State-run RIA news agency said two people were killed. Interfax later reported four were dead, citing the Interior Ministry. Russia 24 TV channel showed footage of a wrecked plane on a highway outside Vnukovo airport, with emergency workers trying to access plane doors and working on a a mangled part of the front of the fuselage. An Emergency Situations Ministry official said on television that 12 people were aboard. The Tupolev-204 passenger plane was operated by the Russian airliner Red Wings and traveling from Czech Republic, Russian officials said.

At least two dead as plane crashes in Russia

Saturday, 29 Dec, 2012 - 01:19

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