Russian plane that caught fire on landing was still heavy with unburnt fuel; pilot says he followed all procedure
A Russian airliner that took off from Moscow was airborne for just 28 minutes before returning to make an emergency landing while still heavy with unburned fuel, which then ignited after a rough touchdown.
Forty-one people including at least two children have died after a Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing and erupted in a huge ball of fire and black smoke at Moscow's busiest airport on Sunday
The incident occurred in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm on Tuesday as the plane was taking off on a flight to Athens.
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