A RUSSIAN military plane has crashed in the west of the country killing four people.
A Russian military aircraft has crashed in the west of the country
The Ilyushin-76 aircraft reportedly burst in flames before crash-landing in a field.
The plane burst into flames in mid-air before crash-landing in a field
Three passengers died in the crash while the survivors were rushed to hospital after being dragged from the blazing wreckage.
A fourth died in hospital while a further five are said to be in a "grave" condition.
It isn't clear yet what equipment the plane was carrying when it crashed.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.