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MOSCOW, April 2 (Itar-Tass) — Survivors in the plane crash outside Tyumen early on Monday have been airlifted on a helicopter to Tyumen, a source from the Rosaviatsiya Federal Air Transport Agency have told Tass.
“A search-and-rescue helicopter made two flights to the site of the crash and airlifted 12 injured people,” the source added, saying they will be hospitalized to Tyumen’s clinics.
An airplane ATR-72, which was carrying 41 people, including 39 passengers and two crewmembers, crashed 30-35 kilometers away from Tyumen’s airport Roshchino, sources from the press service of the EMERCOM centre in the Urals region told Tass.
A rescue operation, in which 192 people take part, continues at the site.Three EMERCOM planes are ready to take off from Moscow to the crash site.