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Russian investigators say plane crash death toll rises to 41

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Added 05 May 2019

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A passenger plane is seen on fire after an emergency landing at the Sheremetyevo Airport outside Moscow, Russia May 5, 2019. (REUTERS)

MOSCOW  - Russian authorities said late on Sunday that 41 people died when a Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash-landed at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport. 

“There were 78 people on board, including crew members,” the Russian Investigative Committee said in a statement on its website. 

“According to updated information, 37 out of them survived.” 

Earlier on Sunday, the investigators said 13 people had been killed in the plane crash. (Reuters)

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