Tatarstan Airlines

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Russian Plane Plunged Vertically Into Ground

Investigators still not sure what caused crash

(Newser) - Investigators still aren't sure what caused a Russian plane to crash last night , killing everyone on board, but an official says video shows that the Tatarstan Airlines plane "was vertical, practically vertical" as it plunged into the runway. The pilot had tried to land the Boeing 737 several... More »

Russia 737 Crash Kills All 50 Aboard

Tatarstan Airlines plane crashes in Kazan

(Newser) - Russian news reports say a passenger airliner has crashed while landing in the city of Kazan and all 44 passengers and six crew members aboard are believed to have been killed. The reports said the Boeing 737 belonging to Tatarstan Airlines crashed about 7:20pm local time today. There were... More »

Flyers Forced to Stand in Aisle for 5-Hour Flight

Makes economy look good

(Newser) - Think you've got airline travel horror stories? Try standing up in a plane aisle for a 5-hour flight. That's what happened to six passengers flying Tatarstan Airlines after the wrong plane with too few seats arrived to take passengers from Turkey to Russia. They did get an occasional break and... More »

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