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Siberia Plane Crash Death Toll Rises

The ATR-72 aircraft slammed into a field near Tyumen, breaking into three pieces.

A survivor of an April 2 plane crash near Tyumen that left only 12 survivors has died as a result of her injuries.

"The woman underwent several operations and doctors fought for her life until the end, but Wednesday morning her heart stopped beating," a spokesman for the regional health department told Interfax. They said she died without regaining consciousness.

A spokesperson from the transport division of the Urals Investigative Committee said the victim was Omsk resident Lyudmila Volkova,

An ATR-72 aircraft operated by UTair crashed several minutes after takeoff April 2, killing 31 of 43 people on board. The death toll is now 32.

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