Russian Military Cargo Plane Crashes After Takeoff; 15 Feared Dead

Russia confirmed that one of its Ilyushin Il-76 military cargo planes crashed shortly after takeoff, attributing the incident to a fire in one of its engines. The crash occurred in the Ivanovo region, according to Russia’s defense ministry, with reports from Russian online news services suggesting that there were no survivors.

Unverified videos circulating on Russian social media platforms depicted the plane with one engine ablaze descending towards the ground. A dark plume of smoke rose into the sky as a helicopter circled the crash site, adding to the gravity of the situation.

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