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Boeing plane crashes in Russia, killing 44

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A Boeing 737 on a domestic flight crashed Sunday while attempting to land at Kazan airport in western Russia, leaving 44 dead, the emergency situations ministry said.

The plane, which took off from Moscow, "crashed at Kazan airport at 7:25 pm (1525 GMT)," the ministry's local branch said in a statement. "According to preliminary information, 44 people were killed."

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