WATCH: 71 killed in plane crash outside Moscow

JOHANNESBURG – At least 71 people have been killed after the plane they were travelling in crashed near Moscow, Russia.

The aircraft disappeared from the radar 10 minutes after leaving the city's Domodedovo Airport.

The plane was heading to the city of Orsk.

Authorities say there are no survivors. 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board.

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It's not yet clear what caused the crash but Russia's Transport Ministry suspects bad weather is to blame.

The Moscow region has experienced some of its heaviest snowfall in decades.