Photo: Mikhail Voskresensky / RIA Novosti
The plane An-148 of “Saratov airlines”, which crashed in the suburbs of Moscow on 11 February, crashed due to cold engine. This was the source of the “Snob” familiar with the investigation.
As the main causes of the crash is a version of that before takeoff the pilot was not sure whether the warm up of the turbine, and also have enough aircraft antifreeze.
Earlier it became known that in last year’s inspection of the aircraft revealed violations of the periodicity of replacement of oil in gearbox and filter wash the air starter, and before the last departure, the ship’s captain refused to treat the liner with liquid anti-icing.
At the crash site found more than 1.4 thousand body parts and about 500 of the wreckage. Also found on-Board voice recorder, his condition is satisfactory. The investigators exclude the version of act of terrorism. The first results of the investigation into the crash showed that the plane exploded after impact with the ground, said Svetlana Petrenko, a spokesman for the Investigative Committee of Russia.
An-148 “the Saratov airlines” crashed in the Ramenskoye district of the Moscow region date of 11 February, four minutes after departure from Domodedovo. On Board were six crew members and 65 passengers, including three children. No survivors.
Video, photo All from Russia.