Tag: SSJ100

Aeroflot SSJ100 Fatal Landing: Charges Pressed Against Captain

Reading Time: 1 minute A commander of the crash-landed Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft RRJ-95B in May, 2019, was charged for the fatal landing at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport, said the statement of Investigative Committee of Russia. The SSJ100 was heading from Moscow to Murmansk. During the climb the aircraft was struck by lightening and reported going back to the […]

Aeroflot SSJ100: Rejected Take-off due to Hydraulic Failure

Reading Time: 1 minute An Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100-95, registration RA-89102 performing flight SU-1389 from Ulyanovsk to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia), was accelerating for take-off from Ulyanovsk’s runway 02 when the crew rejected take-off at low speed (about 40 knots) due to the failure of the #1 hydraulic system. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron. The occurrence […]

RusLine Ditches its Big Superjet 100 Plans

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s regional airline RusLine has abandoned its plans to purchase 18 Superjet 100 Russian regional jets, the carrier’s owner Nikolay Ulanov told Kommersant business daily. In the wake of the SSJ100’s fatal landing at Sheremetyevo airport on May 5, RusLine withdrew from its joint negotiations with lessor Ilyushin Finance Co and Sukhoi Civil Co (SCAC), […]

Yamal Airlines Cancels Options for 10 Superjet 100s

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines, the country’s second largest operator of the Superjet 100 (SSJ100), with 15 in its fleet, has abandoned plans to purchase 10 more of the type, the airline’s general director and a shareholder Vasily Kryuk has admitted. The decision is not linked to the May 5 Aeroflot SSJ100 flight SU1492 accident […]

Sukhoi SSJ100 Can Be Grounded only by Aviation Authorities

Reading Time: 1 minute After fatal emergency landing of Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100, which resulted in the aircraft bursting into flames on 5 May, 2019, citizens started signing a petition in favour of the suspension of SSJ100 operations, TASS reports. Reportedly, currently there are over 140,000 signatures. Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed that the Kremlin is aware of the […]

Aeroflot Accident: Human Error or Aircraft Malfunction?

Reading Time: 2 minutes After the crash-landing of Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 on 5 May, 2019, the investigation into the deadly accident, which took the lives of 41 people, was launched.  The Investigative Committee of Russia announced that as possible reasons are considered the following: poor qualification of pilots, dispatchers and the personnel who performed technical check of the […]

Aeroflot Plane Fire Death Toll Rises to 41

Reading Time: 2 minutes UPDATED 01:20 (UTC +3), 6 May 2019 According to the latest data from the investigation team, the deadly accident took the lives of 41 people onboard of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 operated by Aeroflot on 5 May. Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100-95 was performing a flight SU-1492 from Moscow to Murmansk when it went for emergency […]

Conflicting Views of Sukhoi & Adria Airways: Who Cancelled SSJ100 Deal?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100, a regional jet designed by Sukhoi, a division of the United Aircraft Corporation, got into the tense situation. The deal with Adria Airways fell apart. Recently Sukhoi was battling to stay present in Europe and not to lose its only European customer CityJet, an Irish regional airline. However, uncertainties over this partnership […]

Sukhoi Superjet 100: Gloomy Future in Europe?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Recently the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100), Russia’s regional aircraft, has been surrounded with great uncertainty. Difficulties with after-sales support of the jet, unclear situation with the European customers and other issues have brought the Russian aircraft into sharp focus. In the end of 2018 it was revealed that the only European SSJ100 customer CityJet, an Irish […]

SSJ100 Corporate Airline Project to be Launched

Reading Time: 1 minute At the Russian Investment Forum 2019 VEB-leasing, the JSC “United Aircraft Corporation” (UAC), “Business Aviation Center” of the Vnukovo airport and the National Reserve Corporation (NRC) signed the Memorandum of Understanding aimed at the SSJ100 corporate airline project realization. 56-seated aircraft with the business layout are supposed to perform irregular flights (arranged upon request for […]