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Aeroflot Flight 1492

aviation accident in Moscow on 5 May 2019

Aeroflot Flight 1492 was a regular passenger flight operated by Aeroflot. The Russian passenger flight was meant to fly from Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow to Murmansk Airport, Murmansk. On 5 May 2019, the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft used for the flight returned to Sheremetyevo shortly after take-off. The plane was reported to have veered off the runway and caught fire. Of the 78 people on board, including five crew, 41 people died in the crash.[1][2][3]

Aeroflot Flight 1492
Photograph of the aircraft involved
The aircraft involved seen in 2017
Accident summary
Date5 May 2019 (2019-05-05)
SummaryCrash landing; under investigation
PlaceSheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow, Russia
Passengers73
Crew5
Injuries (non-fatal)10
Fatalities41
Survivors37
Aircraft typeSukhoi Superjet 100
Aircraft nameMustai Karim
Airline/userAeroflot
RegistrationRA-89098
Flew fromSheremetyevo International Airport
Flying toMurmansk Airport, Murmansk, Russia

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Forty-one reported killed after Russian passenger plane crash-lands in Moscow". Reuters. 6 May 2019. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  2. "Moscow plane fire: 41 killed on Aeroflot jet". BBC News. 6 May 2019. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  3. "Moscow airport plane fire: Forty-one people killed in Aeroflot crash landing". CNN. 6 May 2019. Retrieved 6 May 2019.