Plane crash in Siberia kills 31 of 43 on board

In this photo provided by Russia Emergency Situations Ministry press service, Russian emergency workers search the crash site of the ATR-72 plane crash outside Tyumen, a major regional center in Siberia, Russia, Monday, April 2, 2012. The passenger plane crashed shortly after take-off on Monday morning, killing 31 and leaving 12 survivors hospitalised in serious condition, Russian emergency officials. The French-Italian-made twin-engine turboprop ATR-72 plane was operated by UTair, flying from Tyumen to the oil town of Surgut with 39 passengers and four crew. (AP Photo/Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations press service)

April 2, 2012 7:14:39 AM PDT
A Russian passenger plane crashed into a snowy field in Siberia shortly after takeoff Monday, killing 31 of the 43 people on board, officials said. The 12 survivors were hospitalized in serious condition.