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Russia: Plane crash near St Petersburg kills 3 people

2 planes collide in Leningrad Oblast, 1 injured

Elena Teslova   | 08.01.2021
Russia: Plane crash near St Petersburg kills 3 people FILE PHOTO

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Three people were killed and another injured in a plane crash on Friday 63 kilometers (39 miles) off the city of Saint Petersburg, Russia's Emergency Ministry said.

A collision with another light-engine aircraft Cessna in Leningrad caused the crash. The second plane landed with slight damages, it said.

Both planes were performing training flights, it added.

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