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41 killed in Superjet crash!

Monday, May 6, 2019 • Tamil Comments

In a shocking and tragic news, 41 people have been killed in a Sukhoi Superjet 100 which was flying from Moscow to Murmansk after the superjet crash landed immediately after takeoff. As per reports there were seventy three passengers and five crew members on board the plane which had an emergency landing Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport. 

As declared by  Elena Markovskaya,  the spokeswoman of Russian Investigative Committee 41 people have been killed in the fatal accident. 37 people were rescued and 6 of them were immediately rushed to a hospital and three of them who had suffered severe burns and smoke inhalation issues are currently in intensive care unit, as reported by the health minister Veronika Skvortsova. 

The SU 1492 flight was bound to travel from Moscow to the North Russian city of Murmansk, and following an emergency it returned back to Sheremetyevo within less than half an hour since the takeoff. There is a leaked CCTV footage making rounds, which has captured the Sukhoi Superjet-100 aircraft making an attempt to land, and during the attempt, the flight can be seen bouncing on the runway, and the engine catches flame, instantly impacting the aircraft's tail. While bad lighting and weather are said to be the causes by several passengers, no official reason has been declared for the disaster.

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