Russian Emergency Ministry rescuers work at the site of a plane crash in Ramensky district, on the outskirts of Moscow on February 12, 2018.
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Emergency workers in Russia searched snow-covered fields outside Moscow Monday, looking for body fragments and clues after a fatal plane crash a day earlier killed all 71 people on board.Experts plan to study the plane's two flight recorders, which were recovered, as well as plane fragments.Investigators, who have opened a criminal case into the tragedy, said in a statement however that the plane had been in one piece when it plummeted towards the ground and not on fire. The plane, manufactured in 2010, had been carrying 65 passengers and six crew.The plane's operator, Saratov Airlines, said in a statement Monday it was temporarily grounding its fleet of AN-148 planes until investigators had established what happened.
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