MOSCOW, December 29 (Itar-Tass) — The Investigation Committee blames pilots of the Tu-204 plane for the aircraft’s crash at the airport of Vnukovo, Investigation Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin told Itar-Tass.
Criminal proceedings have been instituted on this case, Markin said.
“The investigation blames pilots for the plane’s crash,” he noted.
According to the Investigation Committee’s data, during the crash landing, two crewmembers died.
Meanwhile, the Emergency Situations Ministry said three crewmembers had been and four crewmembers had been injured. One more pilot was not hurt. Eight crewmembers were aboard the plane.