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Media: Jetliner carrying 39 crashes, all survive

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12-19-2016 14:21 BJT

News agency TASS says an aircraft has crashed in Siberia. TASS quoted a law enforcement source as saying the crash took place near the Tiksi village in Siberia’s Yakutia region.

Local media quoting the Russian Defense Ministry say all passengers and crew survived the crash landing. 16 people were injured. 32 passengers and seven crew members were on board the Il-18 aircraft in total.

The local government in Yakutia has confirmed the crash. The plane had taken off from the Koltsovo airport in Yekaterinburg.