A Sukhoi Superjet 100 Aeroflot landed in flames in Sheremetyevo, Moscow

A Sukhoi Superjet 100 Aeroflot landed in flames in Sheremetyevo, Moscow

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UPDATE 00: 15 (6 NEVER 2019) The most recent data show that 37 survived, resulting in 41 having died as a result of the accident.

And pictures appeared when the aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100 Aeroflot caught fire. He did not come to the flames, but caught fire after a hard landing.

UPDATE NOTHING: NOTHING According to the statement made by Aeroflot spokesman Maxim Fetisov, the aircraft was evacuated in 55 seconds. According to international standards, evacuation must take place within 90 of seconds, regardless of the nature of the incident / accident.

For 13 people, this time didn't matter anymore. Probably hot air, flames and dense smoke were fatal.

UPDATE NOTHING: NOTHING According to the TASS news agency, 2 children are among the deceased victims. And among those injured is the mayor of Severomorsk, a city in the Murmansk region. 47-year-old Vladimir Evmenkov got intoxicated with carbon monoxide during the evacuation.

3 people have burns of up to 15% on the body surface, but also on the respiratory tract. These will be treated at the National Surgery Center ”AVVişnevski".

UPDATE NOTHING: NOTHING According to the TASS news agency, 13 people were killed and 6 were injured. But this report is not final because there are also missing passengers. TASS also quoted crew members as saying that the fire was triggered by lightning.

Initial news - Tonight, 5 May 2019, Sukhoi Superjet 100 Aeroflot (RA-89098) landed in flames in Sheremetyevo, Moscow.

The plane had departed for Murmansk at 18: 03 (local time), planning to operate the SU1492 flight. Immediately after take-off, the pilots requested an emergency landing. The fire alarm had sounded. As you can see in the pictures, the aircraft landed in flames, around 18: 30.

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Sukhoi Superjet 100 Aeroflot, in flames

According to the TASS news agency, 11 people lost their lives as a result of this accident. There were 78 persons on board: 73 passengers and 5 crew members.

Many of those on board managed to escape, with the evacuation being made on the front slides. There are certainly some injured, as they are being treated at hospitals in the region.

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An investigation was opened following this accident. According to officials, traffic controllers lost contact with the Sukhoi Superjet 100 Aeroflot at FL100. The plane arrived at the landing without communication between pilots and controllers. The landing was made on the 24 runway of Sheremetyevo airport.

For Aeroflot, this is the first fatal accident in the last 23 years. At the same time, it is the first plane lost in the last 5 years. The flames burned the aircraft, total damage was declared. According to authorities, the fire was extinguished after 45 minutes after landing.

We will come back with information!

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