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Russia plane crash Brit named

The British person who was killed when a plane crashed in western Russia has been named as Donna Bull. The Boeing 737 airliner, flying from Moscow, exploded when it hit the runway in Kazan killing all 50 people in board.

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Tatarstan President's son among plane crash victims

A son of the president of Russia's Tatarstan region was named among 50 people thought to have been killed in a plane crash in the region's capital.

Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov talks to the media in July 2011. Credit: REUTERS/Yegor Aleev

Rustam Minnikhanov's son, Irek, was on the flight from Moscow to Kazan, according to a passenger list posted by news websites whose authenticity was confirmed by the regional government.

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