MOSCOW: A Russian military plane has crashed, killing four people and injuring five others.
Of a foreign news agency Reports According to reports, an army cargo plane crashed in the western region of Ryazan, Russia, killing four people and injuring five others.
Rescuers began rescuing the plane and contained the blaze.
According to the report, 9 people were on board the plane, 4 bodies were recovered from the wreckage while 5 people were rescued injured.
The injured have been kept in the ICU where the condition of the two injured is said to be critical.
Russia’s Defense Ministry says the crash was caused by a malfunction in the plane’s engine, but an inquiry committee has been set up.
The Defense Ministry did not provide details of the deaths.