EYEAFRICA TV: Moscow, Russia:A passenger plane with 47 people on board made an emergency landing in Siberia on Thursday, causing fatalities, with a number of others taken to hospital.
Two people were killed and at least seven injured when an Antonov An-24 passenger plane made an emergency landing at a regional airport of Nizhneangarsk in Russia’s Buryatia republic, in Siberia, the area’s emergency situations ministry said.
There were 47 people, including four crew, on board the plane according to the ministry, which was en route from the regional capital of Ulan-Ude to Nizhneangarsk.
The ministry said the plane over-shot the runway after landing, hit a small building and caught fire. The flight was operated by Russian regional airline.