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Russian plane crash lands outside Moscow

  • A Russian passenger plane crashed into a main road after missing a runway at a Moscow airport on Saturday, leaving at least four people dead.

    According to initial reports, there were between eight and 12 crew on board the Red Wings Tupolev-204, which was landing at Vnukovo airport.

    Images from the scene of the crash show the aircraft broken up into several pieces and the cockpit on the road.

    The four killed were two pilots, a flight engineer and an air stewardess. Four people were also severely injured.

    The plane had landed in Moscow from the Czech Republic.

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered an investigation to find out the cause of the crash.