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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

2 Die at Air Show




MOSCOW -- Two people died when a light plane plunged to the ground at an air show in the Volga River town of Samara on Saturday, televisionreported.


ORT television showed video of the two-seat A-23M aircraft dropping suddenly and exploding on impact in a grassy field near the city's outlying Smyshlayevka Airport.


Interfax said the victims were the director of ground service at the airport and the pilot, who was chief designer for a small airplane manufacturer.