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    A Sukhoi Superjet 100 was forced to make an emergency landing on Sunday at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport due to a fire on board, which ultimately destroyed the plane on the ground.

    Commenting on the SSJ-100 catastrophe, Russian Transport Minister Yevgeny Dietrich stated that 41 bodies had been recovered after the crash, while 33 passengers had survived the incident.

    He announced that the investigators had started researching the black boxes.

    "The Interstate Aviation Committee is now decrypting the parametric recorder and working with two other black boxes", the minister said.

    READ MORE: Investigators List 3 Possible Reasons for Deadly Superjet-100 Fire in Moscow

    The statement comes after flight SU1492 from Moscow to Murmansk crashed in Moscow at 2:50 pm GMT on Sunday. The aircraft had to undertake a rough landing just 28 minutes after takeoff that resulted in the collapse of the wheels and combustion of the engines.

    The crew managed to begin the evacuation process, however, many people received burns or suffered gas inhalation. According to the Health Ministry, at least 9 victims remain in hospital in critical or moderately severe condition.

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    • 22:41

      Flight Data Recorder of Crash-Landed SSJ100 Seriously Damaged, Sound Recorder in Satisfactory Condition - Interstate Aviation Committee

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The flight data recorder of Russian flagship air carrier Aeroflot's SSJ100 plane that crash-landed in Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday is seriously damaged, the sound recorder is in satisfactory condition, the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) said in a statement Monday.

      "The flight data recorder has undergone intense temperature exposure and got seriously damaged. The sound recorder is in a satisfactory condition," the statement said.    

    • 21:59

      Aeroflot to Pay Compensations to Families of Moscow Plane Fire Victims

      Russian flag carrier Aeroflot will pay compensations to the families of victims and to all passengers affected by the deadly fire aboard the airline-operated SSJ100 aircraft at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport, the company said in its statement on Monday.

      "Aeroflot will pay compensation to all passengers and to the families of those who lost their lives on flight SU1492 Moscow-Murmansk. Payments will start on 7 May 2019," the statement read.

       

    • 21:46

      Sheremetyevo Airport Resumes Normal Schedule Following Sukhoi Superjet 100 Incident

    • 20:42

      All Fragments of Burnt SSJ100 Collected by Investigators – Investigative Committee

      Employees of the Russian Investigative Committee and the Interstate Aviation Committee collected all the fragments of the burnt Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) from the runaway of Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport where it was devastated by a huge fire, the committee's spokeswoman, Svetlana Petrenko, said on Monday.

      "Investigators along with employees of the Interstate Aviation Committee collected all the fragments of the burnt plane from the runaway and transported them to a hangar for further ... study," Petrenko said.

      She stressed that the investigators continued to work with survivors, and started to analyze data from the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder.

      Petrenko added that the experts of the committee had completed investigative activities at the site of the incident.

       

    • 16:54

      US Citizen Dies in Sukhoi Superjet 100 Fire in Moscow

      One US citizen was among those killed in the deadly fire that engulfed a Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport, spokesperson for the US Embassy in Moscow Andrea Kalan told RIA Novosti on Monday.

      "We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed in the Aeroflot SU 1492 accident. We can confirm the death of one U.S citizen and are providing all appropriate consular services to the family of the deceased. We are in contact with Russian authorities as the investigation progresses," Kalan said.

       

    • 15:35

      US Ready to Provide Russia Assistance After Plane Fire at Moscow Airport - Pompeo

      The United States is ready to provide Russia any assistance to help those affected by the deadly fire that engulfed a Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in comments published by the State Department on Monday.

      "We want to make sure that the Russians know too we will do all that we can to help them, provide any assistance we can, and express our condolences for the loss of life that took place there at Sheremetyevo Airport," Pompeo told reporters on his way to Finland.

    • 13:25

      WATCH Cabin of Burnt Russia's Sukhoi Superjet-100 From Inside

      A view shows a damaged Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger plane after an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, Russia May 5, 2019

      WATCH Cabin of Burnt Russia's Sukhoi Superjet-100 From Inside

      At least 41 people have died in a deadly incident involving a Sukhoi Superjet-100 that was forced to make an emergency landing on Sunday after catching fire on board.
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    • 13:16

      Captain of Crashed Aircraft Remains in Hospital in Moderately Severe Condition - Health Minister

    • 12:57

      Alleged Cabin VIDEO of SSJ100 Catching Fire During Landing Shared by Passengers

      The Sukhoi Superjet 100 burst into flame as it touched ground at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport.

      Alleged Cabin VIDEO of SSJ100 Catching Fire During Landing Shared by Passengers

      The Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100), en route from Moscow to Murmansk, made an emergency landing earlier in the day at the Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport due to a fire on board, which ultimately burnt the entire aircraft.
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    • 12:57

      There Are No Grounds to Suspend Superjet-100 Model - Transport Minister

    • 12:50

      Investigators List 3 Possible Reasons for Deadly Superjet-100 Fire in Sheremetyevo

      A passenger plane is seen on fire after an emergency landing at the Sheremetyevo Airport outside Moscow, Russia May 5, 2019

      Investigators List 3 Possible Reasons for Deadly Superjet-100 Fire in Moscow

      A Sukhoi Superjet-100 was forced to make an emergency landing on Sunday at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport due to a fire on board, which ultimately destroyed the aircraft on the ground, killing at least 41.
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