An Aeroflot Nord 737-500 en route from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Perm lost radio contact at 3,600 ft. on approach and crashed yesterday, killing all 82 passengers and six crew. Russian officials cited engine failure as the most likely cause. Crash debris was scattered over 10,000 sq. m. Aeroflot, which owns a 51% stake in the regional carrier that operates domestic services, said, "Wreckage of the plane has been found within the boundaries of the city of Perm. The plane was totally destroyed ...

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