The Russian Transport Ministry said May 6 it sees no reason to ground the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) fleet following the May 5 crash of an Aeroflot Superjet 100-95 upon landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport May 5, 27 min. after takeoff for a scheduled flight to Murmansk. Video footage shows the aircraft’s rear portion in flames as it moved down the airport’s runway 24L. The aircraft ultimately came to a halt and pictures show the front escape slides deployed and ...

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