September 22, 1995 in Nation/World

One Survives Crash Of Mongolian Airliner

Compiled From Wire Services
 

An airliner crashed in northern Mongolia on Thursday, killing all but one of the 35 people aboard, news reports said.

The Antonov-24 plane, belonging to Mongolia’s MIAT Airlines, crashed on a flight from the capital Ulan Bator to the town of Moron about 300 miles to the northwest.

Thirty-four people were killed, and the only survivor was a passenger who sustained serious injuries, Chinese and Mongolian news reports said.

The crash occurred about noon in the town of Duurengiinam, Chinese’s official Xinhua news agency reported.


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