Ice on sensors ’caused Russia plane crash’

Media captionWreckage was strewn across a wide area

Speed sensors that were iced over may have caused a passenger jet to crash near Moscow, killing all 71 people on board, investigators say.

The instruments fed the pilots wrong speed data, they added.

The Saratov Airlines jet went down minutes after take-off from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport on Sunday.

The Antonov An-148 was en route to Orsk in the Ural mountains. No emergency call came from the plane.

Ice on sensors ’caused Russia plane crash’

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