Passenger plane Sukhoi Superjet 100, EN route Moscow — Murmansk, urgently returned on Sunday evening to Sheremetyevo airport and made a hard landing after 28 minutes of flight. The plane managed to land only on the second attempt due to adverse weather conditions. During landing, the aircraft broke the rack and fired up the engines. The tail of the aircraft was completely destroyed.
According to the latest data, the incident killed 13 people, including two children.
A total of 73 passengers and five crew members were on Board the passenger liner. The fire is extinguished at the moment. The main version of the fire on Board the aircraft “Sukhoi Superjet 100” in the capital’s Sheremetyevo airport — lightning, TASS reported in the emergency services. “The main version — a lightning strike in the plane, and then refused automation. When landing, according to preliminary data, the plane hit the runway twice. A lightning strike was also confirmed by one of the crew members,” the source said.
Three victims of the fire at the capital’s airport “Sheremetyevo” aircraft “Aeroflot” SSJ100 flight Moscow-Murmansk will go to the surgery center named after Vishnevsky, among them two women with burns of the respiratory tract and body burns 15-20%, told RIA Novosti Director of the center, chief specialist of the Ministry of health of Russia for surgery, academician Amiran Revishvili.
“Not yet (not received). Two women with burns of respiratory ways, percent 15-20 a burn of a body surface, one man of 30 years, it is clear consciousness”, — Revishvili told.
The Governor of the Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov instructed the regional ministries of health and road transport infrastructure to assist the victims of the emergency. This is stated in the press service of the Governor and the government of the Moscow region.
Sheremetyevo after the incident with the plane runs in a restricted mode, has only one open runway, said the airport. The press service of Domodedovo reported that the airport took 10 flights heading to Sheremetyevo.
“At 20:40 Moscow time Domodedovo has already taken 10 flights, which were sent to Sheremetyevo,” the press service said.
Earlier, a source in law enforcement agencies reported that Sheremetyevo airport does not accept aircraft, and it does not take off aircraft.
“Sheremetyevo airport is temporarily closed for takeoff and landing. This was due to an emergency with the aircraft Superjet airline “Aeroflot”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
To the scene of the accident with the aircraft on the airfield drove at least ten ambulances.
Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin sent criminalists of the Central office to the place of fire of the aircraft “Sukhoi Superjet 100” at Sheremetyevo airport. TASS reported the official representative of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko.
“On behalf of the Chairman of the RF IC to provide practical assistance in the inspection of the scene in the capital’s Sheremetyevo airport sent investigators-criminalists of the Central office of the Russian IC, with experience in the investigation of accidents,” – said Petrenko.