Moscow: A Russian passenger plane crashed during an attempt to land at the airport in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 32 people on board. This information was given by the Ministry of Defense. According to the news agency Efe, the plane was about to land at the Hamim airport in western Syria. The Ministry insisted that it was not attacked.
There were 26 passengers and six crew members on board.
Russian plane, carrying 26 passengers and 6 crew members, crashes near Hmeimim base in Syria pic.twitter.com/hSg4QwmFMo
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While releasing a statement, the ministry said that the primary investigation is being speculated that there may be technical problem behind the accident. Investigation has begun to ascertain the causes of the accident.