RusAir

Ryanair under the eye of Spanish and Irish Authorities

Thursday, September 20, 2012
By George Hatcher
Ryanair under the eye of Spanish and Irish Authorities

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Joachim Eichner What: Ryanair Boeing 737-800 en route from Bristol to Reus Where: Barcelona When: Sept 15, 2012 Who: 171 Why: On Sept 15, the Bristol-Reus flight diverted to Barcelona after developing an engine problem. Passengers disembarked in Barcelona and were provided alternative transportation.... »

Drunken Navigator?

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Drunken Navigator?

The Russian Interstate Aviation Committee published their report on the June 20 crash of a RusAir jet at Petrozavodsk Airport. The crucial factors included poor visibility due to the fog, poor networking among the crew, and the pilot subordinating himself to a navigator in a “light level of intoxication” but was five years older,... »

RusAir Update

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
By George Hatcher
RusAir Update

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alexey Litvinov What: Rusline/Rusair Tupolev TU-134A en route from Moscow to Petrozavodsk Where: outskirts of the Besovets village, Petrozavodsk, Russia When: Jun 20 2011 at 11:40 pm Who: 43 passengers and 9 crew Why: Family members of the 44 deceased victims of the RusAir... »

RussAir Death Toll Rises as 3 Succumb After Rescue

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
By George Hatcher
RussAir Death Toll Rises as 3 Succumb After Rescue

What: Rusline/Rusair Tupolev TU-134A en route from Moscow to Petrozavodsk Where: outskirts of the Besovets village, Petrozavodsk, Russia When: Jun 20 2011 at 11:40 pm Who: 43 passengers and 9 crew N Why: On approach to the airport, the plane struck the ground about 2600 feet shy of runway 2. On impact, the plane... »

Details on the Tu134 RusAir Crash

Saturday, June 25, 2011
By George Hatcher
Details on the Tu134 RusAir Crash

On board RusAir Flight 9605, there were 9 crew members, and a total of 52 people, 44 of whom died on the scene. At this time of the year, in Petrozavodsk, this is the time of White Nights so the accident occurred in subdued daylight. One died on 22 June 2011. Nationalities have been... »

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