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Murmansk Region declares three-day mourning following Moscow plane tragedy

Baku, May 6, AZERTAC

The authorities of Russia’s Murmansk region have declared three days of mourning after a plane crash at Sheremetyevo airport, in which 41 people died, according to TASS.

May 6, 7 and 8 were declared days of mourning following the tragedy at Sheremetyevo airport.

Aeroflot’s Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger plane (flight SU-1492) with 73 passengers and five crewmembers onboard that was bound for Murmansk caught fire after emergency landing at Sheremetyevo shortly after the takeoff on Sunday.

According to the latest data, 37 people survived, 41 people died.

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