One Confirmed Dead After Plane Erupted Into Flames

  • PublishedMay 5, 2019

At least one person has died after a passenger plane erupted into flames during an emergency landing in Moscow, Russia.

The Aeroflot aircraft burst into flames at Sheremetyevo airport after hitting the runway this evening.

Video shared on Russian news channel Rossiya-24 showed the plane, a Sukhoi SSJ-100 regional jet, landing with large flames engulfing the rear section. Passengers can also be seen fleeing from the aircraft using emergency slides.

Unconfirmed reports say at least five people have been injured in the crash.

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