He said that when landing at Sheremetyevo, the airliner experienced overloads for which it was not designed.
Vice Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said that there is no evidence that the Superjet crash at Sheremetyevo was due to a technical malfunction of the aircraft. He said this at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, reports TASS.
Borisov called a plane crash in Sheremetyevo a set of factors, including human factors. He added that the demand for the aircraft itself is maintained abroad, and the United Aircraft Corporation needs to work on reducing the cost of production of the aircraft.
According to my information, there are no complaints about the aircraft as a technical means and even lightning strikes it did not lead to irreversible consequences.Yuri Borisovvice premier
The Deputy Prime Minister said that the Superjet had experienced overloads at Sheremetyevo, which it was not designed for. “According to the technical requirements, it can withstand an overload of 3.8 g, and it was closer to 6, this is no longer an emergency, but a catastrophic situation, not a single construction can withstand such,” said Borisov.
On the evening of May 5, the Aeroflot plane, which was traveling from Moscow to Murmansk, caught fire during an emergency landing at Sheremetyevo. On board the ship were 78 people, including five crew members. Because of the fire, 41 people died, including one child and a flight attendant.