First footage from Russian jet crash site has emerged online 4 years ago

First footage from Russian jet crash site has emerged online

The footage was uploaded by Russia's state broadcaster.

A Russian airliner carrying 71 passengers and crew has crashed after vanishing from radar screens as it left a Moscow airport, Russian media are reporting.

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The Antonov An-148 plane, operated by Saratov Airlines, was flying to Orsk (near the border of Kazahkstan), when it crashed outside of Moscow.

The plane was carrying 65 passengers and six crew.

It disappeared from radar shortly after taking off from Domodedovo Airport.

State broadcaster Russia Today have since uploaded footage from the crash site to YouTube, which appears to show pieces of the wreckage in a snow covered field.

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Clip via RT