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Two Die in Uzbek Plane Crash

August 26, 1999

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) _ An Uzbek passenger plane on an internal flight overshot the runway while landing and flipped over today, leaving at least two people dead and four others injured, officials said.

The Yak-40 of the national airline, Hava Yulari, crashed at the airport in Turtkul as it was landing after a flight from the capital Tashkent, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said.

The jet was carrying 28 passengers and four crew members. The cause of the accident had not been determined, officials said. Turtkul is 560 miles northwest of Tashkent.

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