A plane with 71 people aboard disappeared from radars after taking off from Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow. A few minutes later, the Russian press announced that the aircraft had collapsed and that “there were no chance” to survive.
Reuters writes that all 71 people on board have died. Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent condolences to the families of the victims of the aviation incident.
There are 150 firefighter teams operating on site with 20 vehicles and other vehicles.
UPDATE: Representatives of Domodedovo International Airport said the aircraft was inspected before take-off, and there were no signs to prevent the tragedy.
UPDATE: According to the Russian press, LifeNews.ru, an investigation has been launched to determine the cause of the accident. The Russian Minister of Transport, Maxim Sokolov, will arrive on the spot to analyze the case.
From the first information, before it collapsed, the plane dropped from 1,800 to 1,500 meters, then rose to 1,800 meters, dropped to 900 meters altitude, then radar disappeared.