Plane crash in Moscow! Two people died and 50 injured

At least two people died and 40 others were injured after a Tupolev plane from Daghestan Airlines company went  off the runway during an emergency landing made  Saturday on Domodedovo airport in Moscow.

It seems that the three engines of the aircraft had crashed. The airport said that in  aircraft Tu-154 were 155 people.

According to  spokesman of Russian Emergencies Ministry, around 40 people were injured. Sixty members of rescue teams, fire brigades and psychologists have reached the spot.

A source from Domodedovo airport said about 50 people, including some seriously injured were hospitalized.

“Passengers on the aircraft were sent to the airport building to be examined by medical personnel. People with more serious injuries were hospitalized, said the quoted official.

A source said the company Dagestan Airlines aircraft as a backup is ready to take passengers from the damaged plane.

The plane took off from Moscow’s Vnukovo airport at 14.07 local time , bound for Makhachkala, a city in southern Russia.

Tupolev-154 plane was damaged after it skidded off the runway during landing.

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Posted by M Cosmin on Dec 4 2010. Filed under Asia, Featured News, World. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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