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Authorities Charge Captain in Crash of Aeroflot Superjet @ainonline UTC The Investigative Committee of Russia (RIC) has formally charged commanding pilot Denis Evdokimov with wrongdoing for his role in the May 5 crash of an Aeroflot Sukhoi SSJ100 at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport. The authorities have accused the captain of infringement of flight procedures and manuals, resulting in excessive vertical speeds during final approach and too high of an angle of attack at touchdown and the initial portion of the ground run, causing the airplane to bounce as it decelerated along Sheremetyevo's main runway. Prev Next Comments

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