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Plane Crashes During Takeoff in Northern Russia, Killing 4

Anton Taibarei / nao24.ru

At least four people died on Tuesday after a plane crashed during takeoff from an airport in northern Russia.

The An-2 airplane crashed in the town of Naryan-Mar, north of the Arctic Circle, the state-run TASS news agency reported.

Thirteen people, including children, were reportedly on the flight. The survivors were hospitalized with injuries, TASS reported.

Two women and a child were among the victims, the RBC business portal cited a regional spokesperson as saying. 

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