At least 41 people including at least two children perished after a Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing and erupted in a huge ball of fire at the Sheremetyevo airport of Moscow.
The social media footage showed that Aeroflot’s Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft crash-landing and then speeding along the runway at Sheremetyevo international airport, flames pouring from its fuselage.
The injured passengers could be seen leaping onto an inflatable slide at the front and running from the blazing plane as huge black columns of smoke billowed into the sky.
” Altogether There were 78 people including crew members on board the plane,” the Investigative Committee said in a statement, adding that the plane had been flying to the northwestern Russian city of Murmansk. The plan has 78 of which 37 people survived.”