On Sunday evening a Murmansk-bound Sukhoi Superjet, flight SU1492, caught fire during a hard emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.
The SSJ100, which was performing a flight from Moscow to Murmansk, had to make an emergency landing earlier in the day at the Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport due to the fire on board, which ultimately burnt down the aircraft. The Russian Investigative Committee stating 41 dead. Aeroflot confirmed that the fire had been extinguished.
A Sukhoi Superjet 100 was forced to make an emergency landing earlier in the day at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport due to a fire on board, which ultimately destroyed the aircraft on the ground. Russian flagship carrier Aeroflot has confirmed that the fire is now extinguished.
The Russian Investigative Committee confirmed on Sunday that 41 people, including two children, died in a fire that broke out on board an Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft after it crashed into the tarmac following an aborted take off from Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow at 2:50 pm GMT. Moscow-Murmansk flight SU1492 was carrying 78 people and 6 crew on board.