A small plane crashed on Saturday in Russia’s Kemerovo region in southwestern Siberia, killing four people and injuring four others.
In an earlier report, TASS reported that at least seven people were killed when a twin-engine aircraft crashed near the Tanay aerodrome that offers parachuting services.
In addition, the local prosecutors’ office said the crew sent a distress signal about the engine’s failure.
A medical services spokesman said the injured were being airlifted to hospitals.
Images of the heavily-damaged plane with an ambulance nearby appeared on social media.
Russian civil aviation agency Rosaviatsia declined to offer any details about the search and rescue operation underway in Siberia.