Russia awaits death toll from plane crash in remote region

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    Twenty-eight people are feared dead in a plane crash in Russia’s far east.

    The plane lost contact with air traffic control and failed to land as scheduled on the Kamchatka peninsula.

    Antonov An-26 planes, manufactured until 1986, have been involved in several accidents in recent years.

    Al Jazeera’s Fintan Monaghan has more.

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