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The plane that crashed on Sunday flew for the first time in June 2017, and was delivered to Aeroflot three months later, according to aircraft-tracking website Flightradar24.com Aeroflot - which has a plan to double its fleet to 520 planes, including 190 Russian- made aircraft, by 2023 - is seeking to quadruple its market value by that time, CEO Vitaly Savelyev told Russian President Vladimir Putin a year ago. Of the 78 passengers on board, 41 died in the blaze, which occurred when the plane landed without dumping the extra fuel, after being hit by lightning.

The Sukhoi Superjet-100 which took off from the Sheremetyevo airport on Sunday evening made an emergency landing after they lost the traffic control and while returning back the plane bounced on the runway which caught fire.

In the footage, taken by a passenger in a window seat, flames engulf the plane's wing as passengers on board can be heard screaming. No, the moment I was filming, there were no people around me that I could help.

Rescue teams also searched the wreckage for more survivors.

A Sukhoi Superjet-100 in the colors of Russian national carrier Aeroflot made an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport on Sunday, with much of the rear part of the plane engulfed in flames.

One of them appears to be Tatiana Kasatkina, the flight attendant hailed as a hero for kicking open a door and throwing passengers out to safety.

Passengers and crew said they saw a bright light and felt a jolt as the plane entered clouds.

The Interfax news agency, meanwhile, reported on May 8 that Superjet flights from Moscow to Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, and the Swedish city of Goteborg had also been canceled, according to flight departure boards at Sheremetyevo airport.

The Investigative Committee said 33 passengers and four crew members were able to evacuate once the plane stopped.

It remains unclear who the people in the video are. According to reports, only three passengers who sat behind him in row 10 survived.

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a Murmansk-bound Superjet on May 5 to make an emergency landing at Sheremetyevo less than an hour after taking off.

This has not been confirmed by the official investigation.

"The landing was rough", he added of the risky and explosive descent into Sheremetyevo International Airport on Sunday.


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