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Plane Crash Kills 6

An An-148 plane has crashed during a training flight, killing all six people on board including two citizens of Myanmar, officials said.

The plane crashed Saturday in the Belgorod region, killing four Russian crew members and two pilots from Myanmar, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.

The plane, a regional passenger jet that can carry nearly 100 passengers, was to be delivered to Myanmar at some point, RIA-Novosti said.

Technical malfunction was likely to be blamed for the crash, Interfax said. Experts began examining the jet's flight recorders Tuesday.

(Reuters, MT)

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