The L-410 aircraft belonging to the flying club crashed in the city of Menzelinsk in Tatarstan, emergency services told TASS.
“At about 09:11 Moscow time in Menzelinsk, a light-engine L-410 aircraft, belonging to the aero club, fell. There were 20 people on board, most of whom were paratroopers, ”the source said.
According to the source, 19 people died and three were injured as a result of the emergency.
He later clarified that four more people were taken out of the plane alive.
The source also added that the plane crashed immediately after takeoff from the airfield of the local flying club. He flew a little more than a kilometer, the fuselage of the ship collapsed during the fall, while the tail was almost not damaged.
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