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The Russia airliner that burst into flames on landing and killed 41 people may have been struck by lightning. You’ve probably been on a plane hi...

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Video shot by a survivor of the Russian plane crash on Sunday shows some Aeroflot passengers leaving the scene while holding luggage.

A survivor of the Russian Aeroflot crash says God is the ‘judge’ of passengers who stopped to grab luggage as 41 died in the blaze

A video of passengers with luggage raises questions about whether grabbing their bags slowed an evacuation as flames ripped through the aircraft.

More than half the passengers on board Aeroflot Flight SU1492 died after a fiery emergency landing in Moscow. Here’s how the tragedy unfolded.

The Russian airline Aeroflot's Flight SU1492 burst into flames during an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport on Sunday.
An Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger plane after it made an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, Russia, on Sunday.

A Russian flight attendant died after trying to open an emergency exit on the burning Aeroflot jet where 41 people were killed, state media reports

Forty-one people, including two children, died after a Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft made an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport.

Aeroflot has offered victims of the fatal emergency landing up to $76,584 in compensation

Aeroflot announced on Monday that it will offer the victims of Flight SU1492 up to $76,584 in compensation.

Harrowing video shows rough landing that may have caused the deadly fire on a Russian airliner

Aeroflot Flight SU1492 burst into flames during an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday. Forty-one of the 78 people on board died.
Airport staff walk under Aeroflot's Moscow-Havana flight aircraft at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport July 11, 2013. The airline reversed a nine-year ban on serving drinks in some economy class cabins.

Russia’s flagship airline reversed an in-flight alcohol ban, which it introduced 9 years ago after a drunk passenger tried to hijack a plane

Aeroflot said it would start serving alcohol in some of its economy-class cabins from Friday onward, reversing a nine-year-old ban.

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