The tragedy in Sheremetyevo: revealed the first results of investigation of the Federal air transport Agency

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The document with the first results of the investigation with the Sukhoi Superjet 100 at Sheremetyevo airport by specialists of Federal air transport Agency was published in the media. In particular, the experts concluded that the plane was landing overloaded, RIA “Novosti”.

The document stated that while landing the liner had a weight of 46.6 tons, 1.6 tons above the allowable standards. Moreover, contrary to instructions, the crew did not flaps manually.

According to the experts, the commander of the ship tried several times to sharply reject the plane up and down. The result Superjet managed to land only the third time, with the second tap of the earth was so hard that provoked a great overload for the present on Board.

It is also known that the fire alarm went off for only four seconds before stopping the aircraft, when he was already on fire, and the sprinkler system only after complete stop of the aircraft. Experts point out that passengers had less than a minute to leave a burning plane.

Recall that the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft of Aeroflot airlines caught fire during landing at Sheremetyevo airport on 5 may. He returned to the air Harbor shortly after the flight from Moscow to Murmansk. Killing 41 people, including one member of the crew and 40 passengers.