YEREVAN. – Armenian foreign ministry is checking information whether there were Armenian nationals or ethnic Armenians on board of the plane that crashed on the outskirts of Moscow on Sunday.

Russian passenger plane An 148 crashed in Moscow region on Sunday leaving Moscow's Domodedovo airport with 71 people on board.

Saratov Airlines flight 6W703 was flying to the city of Orsk. The reports said 65 passengers and six crew members were on board.