“Saratov airlines” has suspended operation of An-148

“Saratov airlines” has suspended operation of An-148

The airline “Saratov airlines” temporarily stopped the use of aircraft An-148 after yesterday’s aviakerosene in the suburbs.


“The leadership of the airline “Saratov airlines” decided to temporarily suspend flights on aircrafts An-148. Apologize in advance for adjustments to the flight schedule,” — said the carrier.

Also operators of the An-148 at the moment are the defense Ministry, the emergencies Ministry, special flight detachment “Russia” and the airline “Angara”. None of them have refused to use these planes.

Flying to Orsk An-148 of airline “Saratov airlines” crashed yesterday in the Ramenskoye district of Moscow region. All aboard — 65 passengers and 6 crew members were killed. By this morning, rescue operation on a place of wreck of An-148 was completed, however, the search operation continues.