Russia’s Transaero Airlines has continued to ground its three Tupolev Tu-214s even though they passed airline safety tests. The aircraft were grounded following a Dec. 29 crash in which a Red Wings Tu-204 overshot a runway at Moscow Vnukovo Airport, killing five people. After the crash, the airline’s comprehensive review of the aircraft did not detect any defects. However, it will not return the aircraft to operation until the crash investigation results are ...

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