June 24 (Reuters) – An Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane crashed and caught fire while landing near the Russian city of Ryazan on Friday morning, killing three of the nine people on board, the Interfax news agency cited a source as saying.

Six people have been injured, Interfax reported. It was unclear what organisation had operated the crashed plane.

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Reporting by Olzhas Auyezov; Editing by Bradley Perrett and Christopher Cushing

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