• 4 Killed as Russian passenger plane makes emergency landing in Siberia forest


    A small Russian passenger plane with around 14 passengers and two crew members on board made an emergency landing, in a forest in South-Eastern Siberia on Sunday. Due to the emergency landing, four people were killed, said the emergency ministry.

    There was an equipment failure in the flight, which the crew reported before making the emergency landing, said reports by the local emergency services.

    Officials said, "There were 14 passengers and two crew members aboard in the L-410 aircraft, when it crashed on September 12, several kilometers away from the destination, Kazachinskoye". Three passengers and one pilot died in the incident, say reports.

    Footage circulated on social media, purportedly of the landing scene, showed rescue workers with stretchers shining torches near a river at night.

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