At Least 40 People May Have Died After A Sukhoi Superjet Caught Fire In Russia

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A Russian passenger plane making an emergency landing in Moscow on Sunday erupted in flames, forcing passengers to evacuate on the tarmac.

Of the 78 crew and passengers on board, 37 people survived, according to a statement issued late Sunday local time by Russia’s Investigative Committee, a federal investigations agency that’s similar to the FBI. An earlier report from the agency said that 13 people had died.

Passengers flee russian sukhoi superjet plane on fire Sheremetyevo airport tarmac

Passengers flee russian sukhoi superjet plane on fire Sheremetyevo airport tarmacAt least 40 people, including two teenagers, have died after a large fire broke out on a Russian plane, according to the country’s Interfax news agency.https://rebrand.ly/russiajetfireCTTO

Posted by HKPinoyTVNews on Sunday, May 5, 2019

Videos from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport show the plane hurtling down the runway trailing flames and smoke. In one video, emergency crews douse the plane.

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