Passenger jet goes off runway outside Moscow, catches fire: Ifax

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Posted: Dec 29, 2012 8:01 AM
Passenger jet goes off runway outside Moscow, catches fire: Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A passenger plane ran off an airport runway outside Moscow on Saturday and caught fire, the Interfax news agency reported, citing police.

There was no immediate word on the type of plane or how many people were aboard. An initial report from Interfax said the plane had landed hard on a highway.

(Writing by Steve Gutterman; Editing by Alison Williams)