Reading Time: 1 minute Yakutia Sukhoi Superjet 100, operating from Ulan-Ude to Yakutsk carrying 91 passengers and 5 crew members, has suffered a runway excursion and apparent landing-gear collapse. Four passengers requested medical assistance. A criminal investigation has been launched into the incident, which forced the airport to shut down between 3:20am and 10:30am on Thursday.
Reading Time: 1 minute Yakutia’s Association of Local Aviation suggests using the US Cessna planes for serving the regional routes. According to the association’s co-chair and Yakutia’s lawmaker Viktor Fedorov, by using those planes the republic could cut the fares by half. “The association is asking the local authorities to have a competition among private organizations for subsidies to […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Russian Defense Ministry has said that all passengers and crew members survived the crash-landing of the IL-18 plane, and 16 people were injured, as cited by Interfax news agency. “As a result of the incident, all passengers and crew members are alive. 16 people were severely wounded. They have been evacuated to the hospitals […]