World Bombings and crashes among Russia's past air disasters

03:50  12 february  2018
03:50  12 february  2018 Source:   Associated Press

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MOSCOW – A look at notable disasters that have befallen Russian airliners, either crashes or bombings : –Feb. —Aug. 22, 2006: A Tu-154 of Russia ’ s Pulkovo Airlines crashes in Ukraine. All 170 people on board are killed.

Russia ' s Emergencies Ministry says a passenger plane has crashed near Moscow and fragments of it have been found. MOSCOW (AP) — A look at notable disasters that have befallen Russian airliners, either crashes or bombings

In this video grab provided by the ORSK.RU web site, Relatives and friends of those on the Saratov Airlines airline plane An-148 flight that crashed near Moscow's airport Domodedovo react while gathering at an airport outside Orsk, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed Sunday near Moscow, killing everyone aboard shortly after the jet took off from one of the city's airports. The Saratov Airlines regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo Airport en route to Orsk, a city some 1,500 kilometers (1,000 miles) southeast of Moscow. (Orsk.ru via AP) © The Associated Press In this video grab provided by the ORSK.RU web site, Relatives and friends of those on the Saratov Airlines airline plane An-148 flight that crashed near Moscow's airport Domodedovo react while gathering at an airport outside Orsk, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed Sunday near Moscow, killing everyone aboard shortly after the jet took off from one of the city's airports. The Saratov Airlines regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo Airport en route to Orsk, a city some 1,500 kilometers (1,000 miles) southeast of Moscow. (Orsk.ru via AP)

MOSCOW — A look at notable disasters that have befallen Russian airliners, either crashes or bombings:

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MOSCOW — A look at notable disasters over the past decade involving Russian planes or foreign planes 22, 2006: A Tupolev Tu-154 of Russia ’ s Pulkovo Airlines with about 170 people aboard crashes in Ukraine en route from a Russian resort to St. Petersburg.

— Feb. 11, 2018: An Antonov-148 regional jet operated by Saratov Airlines crashes shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Domodedovo Airport with 71 passengers and crew aboard. No survivors are reported.

— Dec. 25, 2016: A Tupolev-154 operated by the Russian Defense Ministry en route to Syria crashes into the Black Sea minutes after takeoff from Sochi. All 92 people on board are believed dead and the cause of the crash isn't immediately known.

— Oct. 31, 2015: An onboard bomb destroys a Metrojet airliner soon after its takeoff from Egypt's Sharm al-Sheikh resort. All 224 people on board die.

— Nov. 17, 2013: All 50 people aboard a Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737 are killed when the crew sends the plane into a steep dive while trying to land in Kazan.

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— May 10, 2012: A Sukhoi Superjet on a demonstration flight for potential buyers smashes into a volcano in Indonesia while carrying 45 people. There are no survivors.

— April 2, 2012: A UTAir ATR-72 crashes shortly after takeoff from Tyumen; 33 are killed, 10 survive. Poor de-icing of the plane is blamed.

— Sept. 7, 2011: A Yakovev-42 carrying the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv hockey team crashes soon after takeoff from Yaroslavl, killing all 44 aboard.

— June 20, 2011: Forty-seven people die when a Tu-134 crashes on a highway in heavy fog while trying to land in Petrozavodsk.

—Sept. 14, 2008: 88 people are killed when a Boeing 737 flying from Moscow crashes as it prepares to land in Perm.

—Aug. 22, 2006: A Tu-154 of Russia's Pulkovo Airlines crashes in Ukraine. All 170 people on board are killed.

—July 9, 2006: An A310 belonging to Russian company S7 skids off the runway after landing in Irkutsk and bursts into flames. All 125 aboard killed.

---April 24, 2004: 90 people are killed when female suicide bombers blow up two Russian airliners after takeoff from Domodedovo. Chechen rebels claim responsibility.

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