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This Tatarstan Air Boeing 737-500, tail registration VQ-BBN, was involved in a deadly crash at Kazan, Russia. (Photo courtesy of Planespotters.net)
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Video: Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737 Crashes at Kazan; All Aboard Perish

Posted November 18, 2013 by Eric McKirdy

NYCAviation has learned that at approximately 10:30 AM EST, Tatarstan Airlines flight U9-363/2B-363 from Moscow Domodedovo to Kazan Russia crashed after attempting a go-around from its second aborted landing attempt, instead impacting the ground and killing all 44 passengers and six crew aboard.

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The Soyuz TMA-04M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 carrying Expedition 31 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka, NASA Flight Engineer Joseph Acaba and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin to the International Space Station. (Photo by NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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Russia Plans Replacement For Soyuz Rocket

Posted January 14, 2013 by AFP

Russia’s struggling space agency has unveiled a new program that will see the creation of a replacement for the aging Soyuz rocket by 2020.

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Water laps at a jetway outside LaGuardia's Central Terminal. (Photo via Fox5)
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NYCAviation’s Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of 2012

Posted December 30, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

From space shuttles to Sandy, a look back at our most popular stories of 2012.

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Crashed Red Wings Airlines Tupolev Tu-204 at Moscow Vnukovo Airport.
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Red Wings Airlines Plane Crash At Moscow Airport Kills Four

Posted December 29, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Red Wings Airlines Tupolev Tu-204 airliner crashed in Moscow on Saturday, killing 4 people and seriously injuring the 4 others onboard.

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Robinson R44 Raven helicopter similar to the accident aircraft. (Photo by Arpingstone via wikimedia)
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Helicopter Missing Near Moscow Was Carrying Infamous Businessman

Posted December 11, 2012 by BNO News

A helicopter carrying at least 3 people, including notorious Russian businessman Fedor Tsarev, went missing Sunday.

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A UTAir Antonov An-24 does its best monster truck impression.
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Is This The Most Dangerous Takeoff Ever Captured On Video?

Posted October 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

These old Russian planes were built to plow through just about anything within reason, but these pilots throw reason into the mud.

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Russian Mil Mi-28 demo flight at MAKS 2007. (Photo by Россин Денис Владимирович via Wikipedia)
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Iraq Buys Russian Attack Helicopters and Anti-Aircraft Missiles in $4.2 Billion Deal

Posted October 10, 2012 by BNO News

Iraq will purchase 30 Mil Mi-28NE attack helicopters and 42 Pantsir anti-aircraft weapon systems worth $4.2 billion.

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Expedition 32 NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba signs the side of his Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft shortly after he landed with his Expedition 32 crewmates. (Photo by NASA/Carla Cioffi)
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Soyuz Returns to Earth After Mission to International Space Station

Posted September 19, 2012 by BNO News

Three astronauts from the US and Russia landed safely aboard the Soyuz spacecraft in the central steppe of Kazakhstan early Monday morning.

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Crash site near Palana on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula. (Map by Google/NYCAviation)
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Plane Crash in Russia’s Far East Kills 10

Posted September 12, 2012 by BNO News

An Antonov An-28 airliner crashed in northeastern Russia early Wednesday afternoon, killing 10 people and injuring four others.

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Air France Concorde F-BTSC on fire before crashing in Paris.
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Air France Concorde Crashes in Paris: July 25 in Aviation History

Posted July 25, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

An Air France Concorde crashes in Paris, French aviator Louis Blériot crosses the English Channel, and more…

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