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Two killed and dozens injured in Russian plane crash

Location: Domodedovo, Russia
December 4, 2010

A picture taken by survived passenger of the troubled airplane shows TU-154 passenger jet crashed after an emergency landing in Moscow airport of Domodedovo, Russia, 04 December 2010. Two people were killed 04 December when a Tupolev passenger plane with 171 people on board crashed on takeoff at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, after all three engines failed, possibly due to faulty aviation fuel. According to the Interfax agency, the Civil Defence Ministry said that in addition to the two killed, 56 people were injured in the accident involving a Dagestan Airlines Tu-154 plane. The plane with 163 passengers and 8 crew members was taking off for the Dagestan capital Makhachkala when all three engines failed on takeover.

Credit: EPA

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