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Russia grounds all AN-148 aircraft due to safety concerns

Russia’s transport agency Rostransnadzor ordered all of the country’s airlines to ground their AN-148 aircraft due to safety concerns. The order comes a month after a deadly crash of Saratov Airlines’ AN-148, which killed all 71 people on board on February 11, 2018.  The decision was made after the inspection of Saratov Airlines, said Rostransnadzor chief Viktor Basargin […]

The tragic An-148 flight: technical or human error to blame?

The Russian An-148 airliner, carrying out a domestic flight, crashed in the Moscow Region on February 11, 2018, killing all 71 people onboard. Investigators maintain that wrong data of flight speed, apparently due to icing, could have led to the crash. The yet unanswered crucial question is whether the pilots failed to switch on the […]