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Light plane crash kills two in Moscow region

MOSCOW, June 11 (RIA Novosti) - A light plane has crashed in the Moscow Region, killing two people, the Emergency Situations Ministry said Sunday.

The Yak-52 sports plane crashed at 16:03 p.m. Moscow time (12:03 p.m. GMT) near the village of Klimentyevo in the Moscow Region's Mozhaisk district as it was heading for a landing, the ministry said.

The flight instructor and the trainee died in the crash, the ministry said.

A criminal investigation has been launched, the ministry said.

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