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Saratov Airlines Plane Crash Victims (2018)

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71 people killed when plane crashes near Moscow

A Saratov Airlines plane crashed near Moscow on Sunday, killing all 71 people on board the flight, according to multiple news reports. 

The Saratov Airlines Antonov An-148 aircraft was on route from Moscow to the city of Orsk near the Kazakhstan border before crashing near the capital, state media said. 

Russian news agency Interfax said there were 65 passengers and six crew members on the flight. 

The plane crashed in Ramenskoye District, in the Moscow area. 

Russia's Investigative Committee said all possible causes for the crash were being looked into. 

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