Tajik President Emomali Rahmon expressed condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the recent plane crash near Moscow, local news agency Sputnik Tajikistan reported referring to the president’s press-office.
"We share the pain of bereavement and express our sincere condolences to the families and friends of the deceased," the message said.
The An-148 passenger plane of the Saratov Airlines [flight 730 from Moscow to Orsk] took off from the Domodedovo airport at 14:21 Moscow time.
According to preliminary data, there were 65 passengers and six crew members aboard the plane. Radio contact with the plane was lost several minutes after the takeoff and the plane went out of the radars. As reported by TASS, as a result of the plane crash there are no survivors.