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Aeroflot canceled flights following Russian plane disaster

Christian Fernsby |
Aeroflot canceled four flights that normally use the Sukhoi Superjet aircraft Wednesday, days after a deadly crash during an emergency landing in Moscow where 41 people died in a fire.

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A total of five Aeroflot flights were canceled by early evening, according to the Sheremetyevo airport online schedule, four of which usually use the Sukhoi Superjet.

These included flights to domestic destinations and the Swedish city of Gothenburg, AFP saw.

BNS reported a Tuesday Superjet flight from Moscow to Riga being delayed by three hours because passengers demanded a different plane after complaints of a burning smell, causing panic.

It departed after a safety check and arrived at its destination, reports said.


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