PUPLISHED SUN, MAy 5 2019 - UPDATED WED, JUL 20 2019
A Sukhoi SU95 passenger jet cought fire upon safetylanding in Moscow Sheremetyeveo airport, shotly after takeoff, killing 41 people onboard. Onboard were 73 passengers and 5 crew according to TASS.
The plane was enroute to Murmansk when it shortly after takeoff apparently was hit by lightning strike and lost communication. The crew decided to return to Sheremetyeveo airport and make an emergency landing, where the main landing gear collapsed and leaking fuel caught fire.
PUPLISHED FRI, MAR 15 2019 - UPDATED WED, MAR 20 2019
Serious safety concerns raised after Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed shortly after takeoff outside Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people onboard. This is the second deadly crash only 5 months after the Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash in Indonesia, killing all 189 people onboard. Initial reviews of these accidents reveal similar circumstances with the crew encountering large variations in vertical speed during climp shortly after takeoff, making the aircraft uncontrolable. Read more