Aeroflot Flight 1492
At least 13 passengers are killed after Sukhoi Superjet 100 (flight SU1492), which suffered an inflight fire, is engulfed by fire after an emergency crash landing at Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow, Russia. A five-person crew and 78 passengers were on board. Six of those injured were taken to hospital.
On 5 May, an Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B (RA-89098) departed from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport for flight SU1492 towards Murmansk. Shortly into the flight, the pilots requested to return to Moscow for an emergency landing as a fire was located on board after a lightning strike. 30 minutes after take-off, the aircraft returned to Moscow where …
- Aviation 24