A private jet crash north of Moscow has resulted in the tragic loss of ten lives, as confirmed by the Russian Civil Aviation Authority. Among those listed on the passenger manifest was Yevgeny Prigozhin.
The crash site has been the scene of a grim recovery effort, with eight bodies having been discovered by Russian emergency services.
The ill-fated Embraer aircraft was carrying seven passengers and three crew members on its route from Moscow to St. Petersburg.
The jet crashed near Kuzhenkino village in the Tver region, situated approximately 60 miles north of Moscow, according to information from Russia’s emergency situations ministry.
Numerous videos depicting the crash have been circulating on social media, shedding light on the devastating incident that claimed multiple lives.
“An investigation has been launched into the Embraer plane crash that occurred tonight in the Tver region. According to the passenger list, among them is the name and surname of Yevgeny Prigozhin,” Rosaviatsia said.