Reports: 40 killed in Russian Passenger Jet Crash

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian news agencies are reporting 40 people have
been killed in a passenger jet crash in northwestern Russia.

RIA Novosti and Interfax say the plane crash landed on a highway en route to the city of Petrozavodsk from Moscow, according to Emergencies Ministry officials.

They say eight people who survived the crash are hospitalized in
critical condition.

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