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Air crash in Siberia kills 150 holiday makers

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Air crash in Siberia kills 150 holiday makers


A Russian airliner has crashed in Siberia killing at least 150 people. The Airbus was trying to land but over-shot the runway. Witnesses say the plane crashed into a barrier, hit a building and caught fire. It is believed 200 people were on board, 192 passengers and eight crew.

At least 40 people have been taken to hospital suffering from burns. The plane was en route from Moscow to the town of of Irkutsk. It is thought that on board were many children as the destination is a popular holiday resort.

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