Russia blames fatal plane crash on pilots, including one who lied to get licence

FILE PHOTO: A woman mourns near flowers left outside Kazan airport, where a Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737 crashed, November 18, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A plane crash that killed all 50 people on board at Russia’s Kazan Airport in 2013 was the result of errors made by two pilots, including one who got his licence using falsified documents, Russian investigators said on Thursday. The Boeing 737-500 aircraft was operated by the now-defunct Tatarstan Airlines, which later […]

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