Russia: Aircraft with 71 on board crashes near Moscow
12 February, 2018, 01:43 | Author: Kim Reid
The crew of the Saratov Airlines flight that crashed near Moscow on Sunday didn't report any problems before the plane crashed into snowy terrain, killing all 71 people on board, state-run media said.
There were 65 passengers and 6 crew members aboard the flight.
Russia's Interfax news agency said the Saratov Airlines AN-148 jet crashed near the village of Argunovo in the Moscow region.
Witnesses reported hearing a huge explosion and seeing an airplane in flames falling towards the ground, while Russian news agencies said wreckage has been spotted in a field near Moscow, the Washington Post reported.
Russian bilked USA spies out of $100000
The Russian also said he was holding on to the NSA cyberweapons "at the orders of senior Russian intelligence officials". The man initially asked for $10 million in exchange for the information, but later changed it to $1 million.
Rescue teams are approaching the crash site on foot as they were unable to get there in their vehicles.
Eyewitnesses reported to the emergency services about the fall of an aircraft in the Ramensky district of the Moscow region.
The plane was headed to the Russian city of Orsk, near the border with Kazakhstan.
Investigative Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said: "It has been found out that no reports about technical malfunctions were received from the plane's crew".
"He [the transport minister] held talks with [Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir] Puchkov, [Governor of Moscow Oblast Andrei] Vorobyov and [Rosaviatsia head Alexander] Neradko and after that flew to the search site", the spokesperson said.
Eyewitnesses told Russian media that the jet was on fire as it went down. The transport ministry said several causes for the crash are being considered, including weather conditions and human error.
As per the reports, the Saratov Airlines An-148 was on the way to the city of Orsk when it vanished from the radar. Video filmed by local boys showed wreckage in the snow.
April 10: All 96 people aboard a Tupolev-154 Polish air force plane carrying Poland's president and other top Polish officials die in a crash near Smolensk, Russia.
Flying On Strong Earnings — Twitter (TWTR) Stock
Also, General Counsel Vijaya Gadde sold 7,500 shares of Twitter stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 10th. The Company's products and services include Twitter , Periscope, Promoted Tweets, Promoted Accounts and Promoted Trends.
He added that there was no Iranian or Russian anti-aircraft fire. "My feeling is that they don't have an interest in escalation". Israel said it had sent its jets into Syria after shooting down an Iranian drone flying over Israeli territory on Saturday.
Mahrez is said to be very low after the collapse of his transfer to City and there is a suggestion he has been out of the country. He wants the club to provide an assurance that they will not stand in his way if ( Man ) City, or anyone else, want to sign him.
A USA military airstrike has killed over 100 Pro-regime soldiers fighting for the Assad government, against anti-Assad rebels. Reuters reported that regime forces were likely trying to take an oilfield near Khusham, citing a United States official.
Trudeau, who raised human rights concerns to President Rodrigo Duterte previous year , replied: "Absolutely". News of the sale caused some in Canada to raise concerns over Duterte's human rights record.
Police have learned that the jail authorities have placed two detainees of his choice exclusively as orderlies for his service. Since no such demand has been received in the last many years, they continued to overstay", he asserted.
Those include worries about a potential rise in USA inflation or interest rates and whether budget disputes in Washington. In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index was down 264.97 points, or 1.73 per cent, to 15,065.61, in a broad-based decline.
John Schuhmann : I could change my mind come April 14, but right now, I see the East as wide open, with no "team to beat". I'm off to the Lakers - it happens", Frye said in his farewell Instagram post. "They may be the long-term victor ".
In many ways Russian Federation and China's parades would likely out class the US's in terms of how new their equipment is. They'll love the pomp and will take pride in the show of force/honor of the troops", he tweeted.
Apple AirPod nearly blows up in man's ear
In 2016, Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note 7 after some phones caught fire because of a defect in the batteries. A man in Florida asserts that one of his Apple AirPods started smoking and later detonated.
What Do Analysts Say About Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)
Paul Reeder increased its stake in Anadarko Pete Corp ( APC ) by 96.08% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm has "Sector Outperform" rating by Howard Weil given on Monday, May 16. (NYSE:AAN) on Monday, July 31 with "Buy" rating .
After profit beat, GM looks to trucks, SUVs to rev up margins
Although it lost $4.9 billion on a GAAP basis, using standard accounting rules, it said it had EBITDA of $3.1 billion non-GAAP. According to a consensus forecast gathered by Thomson Reuters, analysts had anticipated earnings-per-share of $1.38.