16 die in Russian plane crash
Moscow, April 2 (IANS) Sixteen people were killed and 12 injured in a plane crash near a city in Siberia, authorities said.
An ATR-72 plane bound from Tyumen to Surgut crashed on takeoff Monday at 5:50 a.m. There were 43 people - 39 passengers and four crew - on board, RIA Novosti reported.
The toll in Monday's air crash near the Urals city of Tyumen has risen to 16, an Emergencies Ministry spokesperson said.
"Sixteen bodies have been found on the crash site. Twelve people were injured. They are being taken by helicopters to Tyumen's City Hospital No. 1," the spokesperson said.
At least five of those injured are in critical condition, doctors at City Hospital No. 2 said.
A rescue operation headquarters spokesperson said the aircraft fell a few km from Roshchnino Airport.
The reason for the crash has not been identified yet.
Read More: R R Hospital | T B Hospital | G.t.b. Hospital | Jalan Hospital Bhiwani | Millitary Hospital | Gandhi Eye Hospital | Military Hospital Po | Hospital Road | Jln Hospital Ajmer Nd Tso | L G Hospital | Civil Hospital | Methodist Hospital Tso Nad | Cg Hospital | Govt Stanley Hospital | Neyveli General Hospital | Ma Rajaji Hospital | Catherin Booth Hospital | Sm Hospital | Kannur District Hospital | Alappuzha District Hospital | Russi | Mon
CONGRESS SHOULD RESPECT NTR: TDP
November 27, 2014 at 9:31 AM
Flood damaged foot-over Bridge in Kashmir remains a hazard for villagers
November 27, 2014 at 9:23 AM
Obama grants traditional pardon to Thanksgiving turkeys
November 27, 2014 at 5:16 AM
France calls on Egypt to pursue 'democratic transition'
November 27, 2014 at 5:11 AM
Egypt reopens Gaza crossing for first time in month
November 27, 2014 at 5:06 AM
Christians of Syria's Aleppo hold out despite jihadist threat
November 27, 2014 at 5:01 AM