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Russian flight made emergency landing after getting struck by lightning; catches fire

The Russian plane which caught fire during take-off made an emergency landing after getting struck by lightning moments before it crashed. This was revealed after the passengers told how they escaped the Aeroflot jet which burst into flames on landing at Moscow airport on Sunday. The flight was carrying 78 passengers out of which 41 lost their lives in the accident. An investigation to know the exact cause is underway.