WION Web Team Khmeimim Air Base, Jableh, Syria
Mar 06, 2018, 02.03 PM
A Russian military transport aeroplane has crashed during landing at Khmeimim Airbase in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry has said.
Six crew members, as well as 26 passengers, were killed in the crash, it added.
The defence ministry was cited as saying that the plane crashed at Russia’s Hmeymim air base in Latakia Province and that initial information suggested the crash may have been caused by a technical fault.
File Photo: Khmeimim Air Base, Jableh, Syria. (Photo courtesy: Google Maps) (Others)