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41 die in fire on Russian plane

MOSCOW (NBC NEWS) A Russian passenger jet landed in a fireball at Moscow’s busiest airport.

Russian investigators say 41 of the 78 people on board died, including two children. A Russian news agency said one U.S. citizen was among the dead.

The Russian-made plane was on a domestic flight.

The crew reported trouble, returned to Moscow for an emergency landing and burst into flames.

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