Daily Israel Report

Video Shows Russian Plane Crash on Highway

A rare amateur video shows a small Russian aircraft crashing on a highway after overshooting the runway. Four people were killed.
By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
First Publish: 12/30/2012, 10:09 AM

A rare amateur video shows a small Russian aircraft crashing on a highway and killing four people after overshooting the runway. Four people, all of them crew members, were killed.

The video footage shows luggage and debris flying after the crash and hitting vehicles.

The Red Wings Airlines plane was returning from a flight to the Czech Republic, crashed through a fence around the Vnukovo airport and disintegrated on the highway to Russia’s third busiest airport.

The casualties were identified as the pilot, co-pilot, a flight engineer and a steward.

The airport was closed after the crash.



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