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Aeroflot Plane Crash- Pilot Error Theory Probed by Russian Investigators

R Sinduja

News Editor

Russian investigators are considering pilot error as a possible cause of the crash which killed 41 people on board an Aeroflot airliner at Moscow airport. Crew members & passengers said-Superjet was struck by lighting n the air, which knocked out communications with ground control. The high-speed landing of a fuel-laden jet was not normal practice. The plane made a hard landing 30 mins after take-off & burst into flames.