Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has begun inspecting Red Wings Airlines’ Tupolev Tu-204 aircraft. The inspections follow a Dec. 29 crash of a Tu-204 when it overshot a runway at Moscow Vnukovo Airport, killing five people. The inspections will run through Jan. 16, according to Rosaviatsia. The Interstate Aviation Committee said it is evaluating the Tu-204’s continued airworthiness, which includes brakes and thrust reversers, MRO documentation and ...

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