Passenger Plane On Fire Makes Emergency Landing In Moscow: Reports

Russia Plane On Fire: Dramatic video footage of the incident showed a fireball tearing down the runway leaving a thick plume of black smoke.

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Passenger Plane On Fire Makes Emergency Landing In Moscow: Reports

Moscow Plane Crash: The plane involved was a Sukhoi Superjet 100, reports said.


A passenger plane on fire made an emergency landing at the Moscow airport on Sunday, Russian media reported.

Dramatic video footage of the incident showed a fireball tearing down the runway leaving a thick plume of black smoke.

Dozens of passengers were evacuated from the plane as pilots managed to keep it on the runway, Russia Today reported. People seen using emergency exit slides to escape the aircraft.

There were 78 people on board and its not clear how many were injured, reports said.

The plane involved was a Sukhoi Superjet 100 operated by Russia's flag carrier Aeroflot headed for the city of Murmansk, reports said.

More details are awaited.



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