An emergency team works at the scene of the AN-148 plane crash in Stepanovskoye village. Photograph:  Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations via AP

Human error may be to blame for the Russian plane crash that killed 71 people, investigators said, noting that the plane’s pilots failed to turn on th(...)

An emergency team works at the scene of a AN-148 plane crash in Stepanovskoye village, about 40km (25 miles) from the Domodedovo airport, Russia. Photograph: Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations photo via AP

The crash of a Russian passenger plane that killed all 71 people on board may have been caused by the pilots’ failure to activate heating for pressure(...)

People lay flowers near a fence of Kazan airport, where a Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737-500 airliner crashed. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov /Reuters

The pilot of an airliner that crashed near the Russian city of Kazan killing 50 people had pushed the steering column to pitch it into a nosedive, cra(...)

The Mi-8 aircraft operated by Polar Airlines caught fire after crashing in the Sakha region of Siberia in Russia. Image: Google Maps.

A helicopter packed with passengers crashed in Siberia today, killing at least 19 of the 28 people aboard, Russia’s civil aviation commission said.The(...)