Nine Killed in Russian Plane Crash

Went down in Siberia


A Russian cargo plane has crashed in Siberia, killing nine people according to local reports.

The Antonov An-12 turboprop aircraft was on its way from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk when it fell on warehouses at a military unit outside the town.

It started a fire but no casualties were immediately reported on the ground.

Those who died were the aircraft's six crew and three others on board.