A Red Wings’ Tupolev Tu-204, en route from Ufa to Sochi in Russia, experienced an engine surge, which caused a fire, in the left PS-90A engine while taking off Aug. 22. According to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, the flight operation officer informed the crew about the fire outbreak. The aircraft’s automatic fire extinguishing system did not go off and the crew had to activate fire extinguishers manually.  The aircraft turned back and landed at Ufa airport; ...

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