Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has suspended Red Wings’ air operator’s certificate (AOC), effective Feb. 4. Authorities said the decision is not directly connected with the Dec. 29 crash of a Red Wings Tupolev Tu-204 in which the aircraft overshot a runway at Moscow Vnukovo airport, killing five people. Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee determined the crash was caused by landing gear control failure. However, the suspension does have to ...

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