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Russian airliner crash leaves 71 people dead

Jet slams into field southeast of Moscow

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Relatives and friends of those who died aboard the Saratov Airlines plane that crashed Sunday near Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport comfort one another at an airport outside Orsk, Russia.

MOSCOW -- A Russian plane carrying 71 people crashed near Moscow shortly after takeoff Sunday afternoon, killing all on board.

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