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Four killed after plane crashes in Russia’s Kemerovo Region

The aircraft carried 17 parachute jumpers

KEMEROVO, June 19. /TASS/. An airplane carrying parachute jumpers in Russia’s Kemerovo Region has crashed killing four and injuring eight more people, a local Emergencies Ministry’s Department told TASS on Saturday.

"An L-410 aircraft took off from the Tanai airfield and then tumbled on the left wing," a spokesman for the local emergencies ministry said. "The aircraft carried 17 parachute jumpers. Four were killed and eight injured."

The Tanai airfield is located in Promyshlennovsky District of the Kemerovo Region near the border with the Novosibirsk Region. The Kuzbass parachute center, which trains athletes and amateurs, is operating there.