71 Killed After Russian Passenger Plane Crashes Near Moscow

A plane operated by Russia’s Saratov Airlines crashed in the countryside near Moscow on Sunday, killing all 71 people on board, Russian Interfax news agency reported. 65 passengers and six crew members were onboard the plane which disappeared from radars less than 10 minutes after taking off from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, TASS reported.

The plane - a 7 year old, short-haul regional Antonov AN-148 - was bound for the Russian city of Orsk in the Orenburg region that borders Kazakhstan, according to Reuters. The plane was first operated by Rossiya Airlines, including on international routes, and then was leased to Saratov Airlines.

Flightradar tracking  of the plane ended at 11:27AM UTC when the plane suddenly tumbled from a height of 6000 feet at an airspeed of 332 knots.

Russian state TV channel Rossiya-24 showed footage of fragments of the plane in a snow-covered field. “Debris has been found, there are no survivors,” TASS quoted a source as saying.

It was not immediately clear what caused the crash: it may have been the result of weather conditions, human error or technical failure, according to TASS citing an emergency source. The source added that there were no extreme weather conditions in the Moscow region at that time.

The Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) said air traffic control had lost radio contact with the ill-fated plane “a few minutes” after take-off, and it disappeared from radar screens while flying over the Ramenskoe district of the Moscow region, TASS reported.


caconhma Stu Elsample Sun, 02/11/2018 - 10:04 Permalink

It is falt of Putin and his Zio-Mafia that for the last 20 years destroyed Russia.

Trump is the fake US president and an American patriot. In a reality, Trump is zio -WallStreet Banking Mafia puppet. He is not fighting the swamp. He is the swamp employee.

Putin sounds as a Russia patriot but, in reality, he and his mafia members have done everything to destroy Russia and to promote NWO under the zio Banking Mafia control.

These two people are "new Bolsheviks". Do not pay attention what they say but watch what they do!

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BlindMonkey caconhma Sun, 02/11/2018 - 10:38 Permalink

"Watch what they do"


Yep.  Restore Christianity, multiply GDP/PPP, rebuild the military into a defensive powerhouse, reduce the dependence on Western oil revenue, increase manufacturing, improve the demographic train wreck and stack gold like a motherfucker. Other than that, Putin has been a disaster for Russia.




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StarGate BabaLooey Sun, 02/11/2018 - 15:52 Permalink

Per reports from Q it appears the so-called “Russian source” to UK foreign spy Steele for his Hillary-FBI Dossier was onboard the Feb 11/12 crashed Russian plane. 

Per Wiki Steele revealed his “one Russian source” to Mueller’s Special Counsel Team in summer 2017, perhaps when FBI Strzok and Page we’re still on team.

One dead Russian onboard was Sergey Panchenko of Sakhalin Energy Co. (oil) which is owned by Gazprom 50% and Royal Shell Oil 27%.



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Lumberjack TeethVillage88s Sun, 02/11/2018 - 09:29 Permalink


Could be an icing problem...


note dew point and temp:


Edit: more on icing:



this just shows icing problems were present and the cloud ceiling was at flight level. The investigators will ultimately determine the cause.

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