Tatarstan Aircompany (Tatarstan Airlines) (Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia) flight U9 363 with Boeing 737-53A VQ-BBN (msn 24785) crashed on landing at Kazan today (November 17) in Russia. The aircraft with 44 passengers and six crew members burst into flames, tragically killing all on board. The flight had arrived on a flight from Moscow (Domodedovo). The crash occurred on landing at 19:25 ( GMT).
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Update: A dramatic new security camera video shows the Boeing 737-500 diving straight into the ground which would explain the lack of survivors in this “landing” accident.
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Follow-up article from Reuters: The pilot pushed the steering column into a nose dive, crash investigators reported, citing flight data analysis. The Interstate Aviation Committee offered no explanation why the pilot, at an altitude of 2,100 feet, after aborting his first attempt to land, would make this extreme maneuver. Read the full report: CLICK HERE
Copyright Photo: Paul Doyle/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-53A VQ-BBN arrives at Dublin before the tragic crash.