Date: 5 days ago   Category: Russia

Accident in Sheremetyevo: experts blame pilots

The lightning created a problem situation onboard SSJ100, however could not lead to critical consequences. The lightning which switched-off automatic equipment really got to the passenger SSJ100 plane of Aeroflot airline which burned down at Sheremetyevo Airport during flight, however the critical situation was allowed by pilots. It on Wednesday, May 15, the Kommersant newspaper with reference to the source close to investigation reported.

Is noted that powerful lightning discharge struck the plane 15 minutes later after its departure from Sheremetyevo. On a surface of a nasal part of the aircraft there was a characteristic mark. The blow caused shutdown of electric generators and automatic equipment helping to support the necessary parameters of flight. Thus, as specifies the edition, the situation, problem, but not dangerous to crew and passengers, was created.

according to the aviaexperts interviewed by the edition, critical a situation could become because of pilots who as showed the parametrical recorder, before landing strongly dispersed the plane and transferred it to the dive mode. Because of it, in particular, back racks of the chassis, pressed through the fuel tanks that led to outflow of kerosene and the fire. According to the interlocutor of the newspaper close to investigation of the reasons of plane crash, it is possible to say today that experts reconstructed all chain of events which led to accident, and now investigators have to find out who exactly of two pilots made dangerous actions.

In Aeroflot refused comments, having referred to the fact that will make the statement after completion of investigation. Earlier it was reported that crew mistakes are the most probable cause of the tragedy with the SSJ-100 plane. Let's remind, on May 5 the Sukhoi Superjet 100 plane going from Moscow to Murmansk made emergency landing in Sheremetyevo then it broke racks of the chassis and engines lit up. As a result of accident 41 persons died. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our channel



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