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Sixteen feared dead in plane crash in central Russia

Sixteen feared dead in plane crash in central Russia

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An aircraft carrying parachutists crashed in central Russia on Sunday, the emergencies ministry said, with sixteen people feared dead.

The L-410 plane carrying 23 people crashed around 9:23 a.m. local time (0623 GMT) during a flight over the republic of Tatarstan, the ministry said on its Telegram channel, adding that seven have been rescued from the debris.

The remaining sixteen are "without signs of life," a representative of the emergency services told the RIA Novosti news agency.