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Airplane Crashes in Moscow's Vnukovo, Kills 5 People, Including French Citizen

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An airplane has crashed in Moscow's Vnukovo airport Tuesday, leaving at least five people killed, including one French citizen, the airport's press service told RIA Novosti.

MOSCOW, October 21 (RIA Novosti) - An airplane has crashed in Moscow's Vnukovo airport Monday night, leaving at least five people killed, including one French citizen, the airport's press service told RIA Novosti.

A Falcon 50 jet crashed on Monday night in the Vnukovo-3 airport. It is assumed that the cause of the crash was the jet's collision with a snow machine on the runway.

According to Vnukovo press service, the aircraft was performing a flight from Moscow to Paris with one passenger on board - a French citizen. The press service expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the plane crash.

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