Embraer Legacy business jet crashed in Russia’s Tver region with Wagner Group founder onboard

by Sputnik Globe

An Embraer Legacy business jet went down near the village of Kuzhenkino in Russia’s Tver region, about 300 kilometers away from Moscow, earlier on Wednesday.
While Russian emergency services are currently working to deal with the aftermath of this crash to determine the cause, here is what is known about this tragedy so far:

The aircraft belonged to a company called MNT Aero LLC, according to Russian authorities. The plane departed from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport and was bound for St. Petersburg.

There were seven passengers and three crew members on board. So far, eight bodies have been found at the crash site.

The passenger manifest for the plane contains the name of Yevgeny Prigozhin, Russian entrepreneur and founder of the PMC Wagner Group

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