1 dead in plane crash in Russia's Khabarovsk

TEHRAN, Jul. 24 (MNA) – One person died and one more was injured in a single-engine plane that crashed on Saturday near the city of Khabarovsk in Russia's the Far East.

A single-engine plane crashed on Saturday near the city of Khabarovsk in Russia's the Far East, leaving one person dead and one more injured, a spokesperson for the Emergencies Ministry told Sputnik.

The incident took place at 00:47 GMT near the Kalinka Airfield in the Khabarovsk Territory soon after the plane took off.

"According to preliminary data, there were two people on board: one of them has died another one sustained injuries and has been sent to a hospital", the Emergencies Ministry said.

The Transport Prosecutor's Office has launched an investigation into the plane crash.

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