Saturday, April 7, 2012

SM 2000 turboprop plane crashed during a training flight in Russia, Killing 4 People

Moscow: At least four people died when an SM 2000 turboprop plane crashed during a training flight in Russia, an official said.

The plane crashed in central Russia's Kaluga region Friday.

Four people died -- a woman and three men, the official said.

The SM 2000 is a light multipurpose six-seat single-engine aircraft, able to cover distances of up to 1,600 km. It is produced by the Smolensk Aircraft Plant in western Russia. Source