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Russia Plane Crash

Russia Denies One Of Its Military Planes Nearly Collided With A Passenger Jet

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 12.14.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry on Sunday denied Swedish claims that for the second time this year a Russian military aircraft had nearly co...

U.S. Building Case Tying Separatists To Plane Crash

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukrai...

Plane Crash Kills 9 In Siberia

AP | Posted 12.26.2013 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian cargo plane has crashed into a military base, killing all nine crew members. No casualties were reported among base personn...

Shocking Footage Of Deadly Russian Plane Crash (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

AP | By VLADIMIR KONDRASHOV and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — The grainy airport video is dark, short and chilling. Within five seconds, a dot of light that Russian authorities say is a Boe...

50 Killed In Russia Plane Crash

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2013 | World

By Douglas Busvine and Alissa de Carbonnel MOSCOW, Nov 17 (Reuters) - A Boeing 737 airliner crashed on Sunday in the Russian city of Kazan, killing...

Investigators Examine Black Boxes In Fatal Russian Plane Crash

AP | Posted 12.30.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Investigators on Sunday examined flight recorders and other evidence to try to determine the cause of the airliner crash in Moscow that kill...

Drunk Pilots Caused Plane Crash

AP | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Russia's investigative agency says both the pilots of a plane that crashed last month in Russia's far east, killing 10 people, were drunk. ...

Poland Exhumes Remains Of 3 Plane Crash Victims

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA and VANESSA GERA | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

WARSAW, Poland -- One autopsy report describes organs that had been removed years before. Another adds 20 centimeters (nearly 8 inches) to a short man...

Last Survivor Of Hockey Team In Russian Plane Crash Dies

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 11.12.2011 | World

MOSCOW — The only member of a top Russian hockey team to survive a plane crash that killed 44 people died Monday of his injuries in a Moscow hos...

Plane Crash Raises Questions About Safety Of Russia's Air Industry

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 11.08.2011 | World

YAROSLAVL, Russia — President Dmitry Medvedev called for immediate changes in Russia's troubled aviation industry Thursday – including sha...

Swedish Goalie Dies In Russia Plane Crash

AP | Posted 11.07.2011 | Sports

STOCKHOLM — Stefan Liv, the goaltender who helped Sweden win gold medals in the Olympics and world championships in 2006, was among those who di...

PHOTOS: Plane Crash Kills Dozens

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 11.07.2011 | World

By LYNN BERRY, Associated Press TUNOSHNA, Russia -- A Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team crashed just after takeoff Wednesday, killing at l...

Officials: Russian Plane Crash Kills 44

AP | IRINA TITOVA | Posted 08.20.2011 | World

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — A passenger jet crashed in heavy fog and burst into flames late Monday on a highway in northwestern Russia, just short of a...

Engine failure cited in deadly Russian jet crash

AP | OLGA TREGUBOVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PERM, Russia — A Russian passenger plane that caught fire as it fell from the sky on Sunday likely suffered engine failure before it crashed, ki...