More than 150 people died early Sunday when an aircraft crashed in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, the Interfax news agency reported.
The dead were believed to include the eight crew onboard the plane, which was carrying 200 people.
The Sibir Airbus A-390 crashed on landing, veering off the runway and bursting into flames, Emergency Situations Ministry spokeswoman Irina Andrianova said earlier.
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