URGENT - Russian plane crashes with 71 passengers on board

(CNN) -- A plane carrying 71 passengers crashed in the Moscow area Sunday, Russian state-run news agency Tass reporte...

Posted: Feb 12, 2018 12:16 AM
Updated: Feb 12, 2018 12:16 AM

(CNN) -- A plane carrying 71 passengers crashed in the Moscow area Sunday, Russian state-run news agency Tass reported. The plane, an Antonov-148 operated by Saratov Airline, disappeared off the radar shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Domodedovo airport and crashed soon afterward, according to Tass. Rescue teams are en route to where the plane is thought to have come down.

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