Russia Today, citing the country's Interior Ministry, has reported that 12 people have been rescued from the wreckage of the plane crash at Moscow's Vnukovo airport.
Five people have been taken to hospital in critical condition, the Ministry reportedly added.
More top news
The move will put 400 jobs at risk.
Queues of drivers waited to receive a ceremonial ash blessing on their foreheads at a church in County Galway.
Abraham Poincheval's next stunt will see him trying to hatch eggs by sitting on them for weeks.