MOSCOW - The authorities of Russia's Kemerovo region denied information about nine people killed after the emergency landing of a plane in the region on Saturday, saying that four people died as a result.
"Four people were killed, another 15 were injured (four were in serious condition, 11 were of moderate severity)," it said in a statement published on its website.
An investigative group is currently working at the scene, it added.
Local media previously reported that nine people died as a result of the emergency, citing the regional branch of the Volunteer Society for Cooperation with the Army, Aviation, and Navy.
The L-410 aircraft, belonging to the Kemerovo branch of the DOSAAF, crash-landed during a training flight near the airfield Tanai.