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SC: when an aircraft ignited at Sheremetyevo, 37 out of 78 people survived on board

Updated: 41 people died, confirmed by investigators.

SC: when an aircraft ignited at Sheremetyevo, 37 out of 78 people survived on board

Photo “Komsomolskaya Pravda”

Updated 00:43 May 6: 41 people died in a plane crash, confirmed the Investigative Committee. Four out of five crew members survived.

When the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft caught fire at the Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, 37 of 78 people on board survived, the press service of the Investigative Committee reported .

Investigators said they received updated information about the tragedy. How many people died in the UK did not immediately say, but a few hours earlier, the agency confirmed the death of 13 people.

Aeroflot published the first and so far incomplete version of the list of the dead and hospitalized. The airline stated that it clarifies information on other passengers of the flight and intends to supplement the publication.

On the evening of May 5, the Aeroflot plane, which was traveling from Moscow to Murmansk, crashed in Sheremetyevo. The pilots requested an emergency landing, began to turn, but could not sit down the first time, after which the aircraft caught fire. The main version is considered a lightning strike.

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