The number of people, who died on Saturday as a result of the single-engine plane's crash, has risen to two, the regional department of the Ministry of Health told Sputnik, APA reports.
The incident took place at 00:47 GMT near the Kalinka airfield in the Khabarovsk Territory soon after the Sierra P2002 plane had taken off.
Initially, a spokesperson for the Emergencies Ministry told Sputnik that one person had died and another one had been injured as a result of the crash.
"Unfortunately, the woman [who had been injured as a result of the crash] has died," a spokesperson for the ministry said.
The Transport Prosecutor's Office has launched an investigation into the plane's crash. Currently, three possible causes of the incident are being studied: a pilot's mistake, a technical failure and poor weather conditions.