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Raw: Surveillance video shows Russian plane exploding in fireball

Published: Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 - 9:21 am
Last Modified: Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 - 9:40 am

A video taken by airport security camera appears to show the moment that a plane crashed on Sunday killing all 50 people on board.

The passenger jet went down in a steep dive and exploded in a giant fireball on the tarmac in a chilling video broadcast Monday by Russian television stations. The Boeing 737 plane belonging to Tatarstan Airlines crashed Sunday night at its home port of Kazan, 520 miles east of Moscow, killing all 50 people aboard, according to the Associated Press.

It was making its second attempt at a landing, according to Alexander Poltinin, head of the local branch of Russia's Investigative Committee, who said investigators are looking into possible pilot error or equipment failure, AP said.

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