By Daria Bedenko
According to the Russian Emergencies Ministry, the reason for the plane crash could be the failure of the aircraft or poor weather conditions.
An An-12 plane crashed near Russia’s Irkutsk on Wednesday, killing seven people, according to the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
It was earlier said that there were five crew members and two passengers on board of the crashed aircraft.
Earlier, the ministry confirmed that the plane went missing from radars, saying there were eight people on board.