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Global Pilots on Aeroflot flight 1492

May 6, 2019

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2019--The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) would like to express its most sincere condolences to the families of the passengers and crew affected by Sunday’s tragic accident of Aeroflot flight 1492, a Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B, that was carrying out an emergency landing at Moscow, Sheremetyevo International Airport, Russia.

IFALPA stresses the need to avoid speculation as to the circumstances of this accident and calls for the technical investigation to follow the provisions laid out in ICAO Annex 13, with the main objective being the gathering of facts, the determination of the accident’s contributing factors and the drafting of safety recommendations that will seek to prevent any reoccurrence.

Note to Editors: The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations represents in excess of 100,000 pilots in about 100 countries around the globe. The mission of IFALPA is to promote the highest level of aviation safety worldwide and to be the global advocate of the piloting profession; providing representation, services and support to both our members and the aviation industry.

See the Federation website www.ifalpa.org

©2019 The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations
In the interests of flight safety, reproduction of this Press Release in whole or in part is encouraged.
It may not be offered of sale or used commercially. All reprints must credit IFALPA.

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CONTACT: Emily Bitting

IFALPA Senior Communications Specialist

+1 514 419 1191 ext. 228

emilybitting@ifalpa.org

KEYWORD: EUROPE NORTH AMERICA CANADA RUSSIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TRANSPORT AIR TRAVEL TRANSPORTATION PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT LABOR OTHER POLICY ISSUES PUBLIC POLICY

SOURCE: International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations

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