At least 16 People have been killed and several others injured as paratroopers plane crashes.
Truetells Nigeria reports that an L-410 plane crashed near a city in the Tatarstan region on Sunday, killing 16 people and injuring seven.
According to the RIA news agency which cited the emergency services, the plane was carrying a group of parachute jumpers onboard.
The Emergencies Ministry said, according, seven people were pulled alive from the wreckage, it said.
The plane was a Let L-410 Turbolet, which is a twin-engine short-range transport aircraft.
Russian aviation safety standards have improved in recent years but accidents, especially involving ageing planes in far-flung regions, are not uncommon.
An ageing Antonov An-26 transport plane crashed in the Russian far east last month killing six people. All 28 people on board an Antonov An-26 twin-engine turboprop died in a crash in Kamchatka in July.