One Survives Crash Of Mongolian Airliner
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.