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Rostransnadzor: Total CEO's Plane Crashed in Bad Visibility

A plane taxies at Moscow's Vnukovo airport, Oct. 21, 2014.

Russia's transportation watchdog said Tuesday that the plane in which the head of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed in a Moscow airport late on Monday crashed in "bad visibility."

Rostransnadzor also said it had started investigating the accident at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, where the private jet collided with a snow plough as it was taking off.

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