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Airliner crashes on approach to Russian airport, officials say

Posted at 9:20 AM, Mar 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-19 09:24:03-04

RUSSIA — A Boeing 738 passenger jet crashed as it was landing at the Rostov-on-Don airport in southern Russia, the country’s Southern Regional Emergency Center said Saturday.

The plane, which had traveled from Dubai, had 55 people aboard, the Emergency Center said.