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Monday, 19 December 2016 - 14:04
Russian aircraft with 30 on board crashes in Siberia, no fatalities reported
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A Russian aircraft with 30 people on board crashed today in Siberia's Yakutia; no fatalities have been reported, tweeted the Russian Defense Ministry.

Before it was reported that 27 had died.

"The Il-18 plane, which flew from the Koltsovo airport in Yekaterinburg, on Monday, December 19, crashed 27 kilometers from the Tiksi village," the source added.

The crew and passengers are being evacuated and have been taken to a hospital in Tiksi, a village near the crash site.
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