News Briefs

  Nissan 10, 5772 , 02/04/12

Death Toll in Siberian Plane Crash Rises to 29

Rescue personnel at the scene of a UT Air crash in western Siberia said, Monday morning, that at least 29 of the 43 on board were killed in the crash, which took place shortly after the plane took off from the airport in Tyumen.

A spokeswoman for the Russian emergency office said that the 12 known survivors were taken to hospital by helicopter.

Other archived news briefs:Apr 02 2012, 08:48 AM, 4/2/2012