Plane Unable to Stop on Moscow Runway Crashed Through Barrier

A plane landing at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport was unable to stop on the runway and crashed through a barrier, setting the wing on fire, Interior Ministry spokesman Gennady Bogachyov said by telephone.

Rescue workers are trying to determine how many casualties there may have been and how many people were on board, he said. Preliminary findings were that only the crew was on board, according to Bogachyov.

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