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Pop band escapes plane explosion in Russia

A Russian pop band were among the passengers who escaped after their plane burst into flames while preparing for take-off in Siberia.

Three people were killed and at least 46 are thought to have been injured in the blaze, which happened as the passenger jet was about to take off from the western Siberian city of Surgut.

James Stringer reports.

  • 02 Jan 2011