Russian Military Cargo Plane Crashes, Killing 4: Reports

By Reuters
Reuters
Reuters
June 24, 2022 Updated: June 24, 2022

An Ilyushin Il-76 military cargo plane crashed and caught fire while landing near Russia’s western city of Ryazan on Friday, killing four of the nine people on board, the RIA news agency reported, citing local authorities.

Five people were hospitalized with injuries, RIA said.

The Interfax news agency separately quoted Russia’s defense ministry as saying the plane had suffered an engine malfunction while on a training flight. The ministry gave no details of crew deaths.

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