A Russian plane with 65 passengers and six crew members aboard crashed near a village in the Moscow region on Sunday, local authorities said.


There were no survivors from the crash, according to Russian transport and prosecution authorities.

The Antonov 148 plane, operated by Saratov Airlines, went missing from radar shortly after taking off from Domodedovo airport outside Moscow at around 2:20 p.m., Interfax said.

It was bound for Orsk in the Orenburg region, close to Russia's border with Kazakhstan, according to the airport operator.

Of the 71 aboard, more than 60 were residents of the Orenburg region, according to the regional government.