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Plane with 28 passengers on board loses contact, goes missing in Russia's far east

A Russian airplane carrying 28 people on board has gone missing in the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia's far east region, multiple reports said citing regional authorities on Tuesday.

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Moscow, First Published Jul 6, 2021, 11:20 AM IST
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Moscow: A passenger plane with 28 people on board lost contact with air traffic control in Russia's Far East region, news agencies cited emergency services as saying on Tuesday.

The AN-26 plane lost contact with air traffic control while attempting to land, TASS separately cited a source as saying.

The plane was flying from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana in the Kamchatka Peninsula when it did not make a scheduled communication, the Interfax and RIA Novosti agencies cited the emergencies ministry as saying, according to Reuters.

More details are awaited.  

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