Russian officials say, 11 people were killed and 4 injured when a passenger plane crashed while trying to land in northern Siberia.

The Antonov-24 twin turboprop came down on Monday in fog near the airport at Igarka, in the Arctic Circle.

3 crew members and a passenger survived, but the passenger is reported to be critically ill.

The reason for the plane crash is not yet clear. 10 passengers and a crew member died.

The plane belonging to the Katekavia airline was flying to Igarka from Krasnoyarsk and crashed 700m from the runway, Irina Andrianova of the emergencies ministry said.

Rescue workers are looking for the plane's flight recorders and an investigation is in progress.


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