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Russian passenger plane crashes outside Moscow, killing 71

Saratov Airlines flight 6W703 crashes after take off from Domodedovo airport, leaving no survivorsMore than 70 people died when a Russian passenger plane crashed shortly after take-off from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport on Sunday, officials say.Saratov Airlines flight 6W703 was heading to Orsk, a city near Russia’s border with Kazakhstan, when it went down near the town of Argunovo, about 50 miles south-east of Moscow. Witnesses said the plane, an Antonov An-148 aircraft, was in flames as it fell from the sky. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Sunday, 11 February