The Antonov An-148 that crashed near Moscow was en route from Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport in Moscow to Orsk in the Urals, carrying 71 on board, including the crew, according to Interfax.

"Tentatively, the plane has crashed near the village of Argunovo” in the Moscow region, Interfax quoted a source in the emergency services as saying, RFE/RL reports.

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Sixty-five passengers and six crew were said to be onboard.

There were no other details immediately available.