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MOSCOW, November 18, 2:06 /ITAR-TASS/. Vladmimir Puchkov, Head of the Russian Ministry for Emergencies (RME)m has left by air for Kazakn where a Boeing-737 airliner crashed while landing, RME spokesperson Irina Rossius told Itar-Tass.
Members of the governmental commission for emergenices left for Kazan together with the Minister.
"The Head of the RME left Domodedovo airport for Kazan aboard a Yak-42 plane to coordinate the activities of the RMEpersonnel and ensure life-sustaining activity and information of the population," the RME spokesperson said.
Forty-four passengers, among them two children, and six crewmembers died in the aircrash.