According to the specified data the crash of the Il-18 took the toll of the lives of nine members of the crew and eighteen passengers, the Russian Emergencies Ministry reported on Tuesday. Earlier, seven members of the crew and eighteen passengers were reported dead in the crash. The plane disappeared from the radars on Monday at 21:24, Moscow time. The Il-18 crashed some 24 kilometres to the south-east of the town of Kalyazin (Tver region), not far from the village of Zakharovka, approximately five kilometres from the border of the Yaroslavl region. All the three flight recorders have been found on the place of the crash.
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