RFE/RL: Two killed, seven injured in Russian plane emergency landing (Photo, video)

11:30, 27 June 2019
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There were 46 people, including four crew, on board / Photo from Alekseiy Fishev, Facebook

There were 46 people, including four crew, on board the twin turboprop Antonov An-24 plane, which was en route from the regional capital of Ulan-Ude to Nizhneangarsk, the region's Emergency Situations Ministry said in a statement, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFL/RL) said.

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The ministry said the plane overshot the runway after landing, hit a small building and caught fire.

The crew was reporting a failure of the control systems and the landing was conducted with one engine running, a source in the region's emergency services told TASS news agency.

Photo from Aleksey Fishev, Facebook

"They were reporting problems, control system failure, landing with one engine," the source said.

Russian media reports say the flight was operated by Russian regional airline Angara.

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