Moscow, Russia: As per Russian investigators, forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed after the aircraft caught fire at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport.

Image Source: Moskva News Agency

The Russian Aeroflot was all set to take an emergency landing on Sunday as the plane underwent technical issues after a major lightening struck it, said the latest reports by Russian investigators.

As soon as it approached the land to take the emergency landing, plane met a bumpy hit on a road and crashed. The fire soon erupted and reached till the midpoint of the plane.

A passenger, who was aboard on the Russian Aeroflot SU 1492, shared a video of the burning aircraft. Here’s what he had to say as he shared the video:

“Guys, I’m fine, alive and safe. I managed to jump out. This flight Moscow-Murmansk 17.50. See the rest in the news. Huge condolences to the families of the victims.”

“Upd – my last name in the list of wounded fake. Or a mistake. I am well. Thank you all for your kind words and support,” he added.

(With inputs from Reuters)

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