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2 November 2011

Brakes applied on takeoff led to fatal Yaroslavl Yak-42 accident

2 November 2011

Investigators of the Russian Interstate Aviation Commission (MAK) presented the findings of their investigation into the fatal Yak-42 accident at Yaroslavl in September 2011. On September 7, 2011 a Yak Service Yak-42 passenger jet crashed on takeoff from Yaroslavl-Tunoshna Airport (IAR), Russia, killing 44. The airplane carried members of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice hockey team for a […]

Russian Tu-134 accident caused by poor decision making in below-minima weather conditions

19 September 2011

The Russian Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) published the final report of their investigation into the fatal accident involving a Tupolev 134 jetliner at Petrozavodsk, Russia, blaming poor decision making in below-minima weather conditions. On June 20, 2011 a Tu-134 operated by RusAir on behalf of RusLine, crashed on final approach to Petrozavodsk Airport (PES). The Tupolev struck trees and crash-landed […]

Report: Pressure to land in below-minima weather conditions caused Polish President plane crash

12 January 2011

The Russian Interstate Aviation Committee published the final report of their investigation into the April 2010 accident of a Polish Air Force Tupolev TU-154M that killed Polish President Kaczynski and 95 others. The airplane departed Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW), Poland at 07:27 local time, carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife, several Members of Parliament, President of […]