50 Dead in Plane Crash at Kazan Airport

According to a new report, 50 people died in a plane crash at an airport in Kazan, Russia. Officials said Boeing 737 had taken off from Moscow and unfortunately crashed before trying to land.

It has been reported that there were 44 passengers and six crew members on the Tatarstan Airlines flight. Investigators are trying their level best to find the cause of crash. They are looking forward to check whether the plane crashed because of technical failure or crew error.

Vladimir Markin, Investigative committee official, said their team is on their mission to find whether poor quality fuel and weather conditions were responsible for the cause of its crash.

According to official passenger list, two famous personalities died in an incident. The names of them are Irek Minnikhanov, a son of the president of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan and Aleksander Antonov, head of Tatarstan's branch of the Federal Security Service.

It has then been confirmed by the UK Foreign Office that a British national died in the crash. The official said: "We are in touch with local authorities and providing consular assistance to those affected".

Vladimir Putin, Russian President, showed his grief towards the family of the victims who died in this disaster.


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