Emergency teams continue search at Russian plane crash site
13 February 2018 | 12:49 pm
Russian search team worked around the clock searching for clues and body parts in a snow-covered field outside Moscow where a Russian plane crashed on Sunday (February 11) killing all 71 people on board.
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