Aeroflot Flight 1492
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.
|Date||5 May 2019|
|Summary||Struck by lightning, caught fire and exploded after emergency landing|
|Site||Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow, Russia|
|Aircraft type||Sukhoi Superjet 100|
|Aircraft name||Mustai Karim|
|IATA flight No.||SU1492|
|ICAO flight No.||AFL1492|
|Call sign||AEROFLOT 1492|
|Flight origin||Sheremetyevo International Airport|
|Destination||Murmansk Airport, Murmansk, Russia|
- "Forty-one reported killed after Russian passenger plane crash-lands in Moscow". Reuters. 6 May 2019. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
- "Moscow plane fire: 41 killed on Aeroflot jet". BBC News. 6 May 2019. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
- "Moscow airport plane fire: Forty-one people killed in Aeroflot crash landing". CNN. 6 May 2019. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
- RRJ-95B RA-89098 05.05.2019 - Interstate Aviation Committee - Russian version
- Aeroflot news releases