The plane, a variation on the 737 Max 8 model that was involved in a crash in Ethiopia on Sunday, is landing in the city of Syktyvkar.
A total of 157 passengers and six crew are on board.
The aircraft was travelling from the small town of Mirny located in the Siberian region of Eastern Russia and bound for the capital Moscow.
More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger jets around the world have been taken out of service following two fatal crashes over the past five months in Ethiopia and Indonesia that killed almost 350 people in all.
The causes of both crashes are still under investigation.
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