View Single Post
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 02-11-2018, 07:54 PM
Hairy Jello's Avatar
Hairy Jello Hairy Jello is online now
Join Date: Apr 2013
Gender: Male
Posts: 22,217
Thanks: 1,858
Thanked 11,884 Times in 7,436 Posts
Default Re: Russian plane crash outside Moscow leaves 71 dead

Surveillance footage captures moment Russian plane crashed, killing 71

A deadly plane crash in Russia Sunday that left 71 people dead was captured on surveillance footage which appeared to show the moment the An-148 crashed in a ball of fire just minutes after it took off.

From a distance, the security video showed the moment the plane plunged into a field nearly 25 miles out from Domodedovo Airport, where it had taken off from only moments before.

The Antonov An-148 regional jet disappeared from radar about 12 miles southeast of the airport, according to flight-tracking website Flightradar24. A plane can disappear from radar when it gets too close to the ground to reflect radar signals.

Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov confirmed that none of the 65 passengers ages 5 to 79 or six crew members survived.

It was not immediately clear what caused the plane to crash, but weather conditions and pilot error were said to be among the possible reasons.


Not an accurate representation of a white person.
Reply With Quote