TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian military says a Russian cargo plane crashes near Hmeimim base in Syria.

All people on board of the aircraft, including 26 passengers and six crew members died in the incident, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

The Russian An-26 plane crashed near Syrian Hmeimin base on Tuesday when landing, according to the ministry of defense.

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