7 killed, 13 injured after plane crashes in Russia’s Kemerovo

TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) – Seven people were killed and 13 others injured after a plane made an emergency landing in Russia's Kemerovo Oblast in southwestern Siberia, according to media reports on Saturday.

At least seven parachutists were killed and over a dozen injured after a twin-engine L-410 aircraft crashed in a forest in Russia’s Kemerovo region in southwestern Siberia, Russian media reported on Saturday.

It said the plane crashed into a nearby forest. It cited local prosecutor office as saying the crew had sent a distress signal about an engine failure, Xinhua reported.

A spokesman at a Siberian branch of Russian civil aviation agency Rosaviatsia told that a search and rescue operation was under way, declining to provide details.

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