No Survivors in Russian Plane Crash

All 50 aboard died when commercial plane exploded while trying to land

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This photo provided by the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry shows debris at the crash site of the Russian passenger airliner, Boeing 737, near Kazan, the capital of the Tatarstan republic, about 720 kilometers (450 miles) east of Moscow, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013

A commercial Boeing airplane crash-landed and exploded on impact in central Russia Saturday, killing everyone aboard.

The regionally operated  Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737-500 was arriving at Kazan, about 450 miles east of Moscow, from Moscow Domodedovo airport when it crashed while landing at about 7:20 p.m. local time, the BBC reports.

All 44 passengers and 6 crew members died, leaving no survivors. The cause of the crash is unknown.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a commission to investigate the cause of the plane crash, RT.com reports.

[BBC]

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