A Russian passenger plane has reportedly been destroyed after being forced into carrying out a "hard landing" on a motorway outside of Moscow.
Witnesses have told Interfax the Red Wings aircraft has been destroyed - although there may be survivors following the crash, Reuters has reported.
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