Russian aviation disasters in the past decade

A look at notable disasters over the past decade involving crashes involving Russian carriers or foreign planes landing in Russia.

In this photo provided by, Russian emergency lorries are seen among the wreckage of a crashed plane at the Rostov-on-Don airport. group via AP
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MOSCOW // Notable disasters over the past decade involving Russian airlines or foreign planes landing in Russia:

March 19, 2016: A Boeing 737-800 flown by FlyDubai crashes while landing at Rostov-on-Don, killing all 62 aboard.

October 31, 2015: An on-board bomb destroys a Metrojet airliner soon after taking off from Egypt's Sharm El Sheikh resort. All 244 people aboard were killed.

November 17, 2013: All 50 people aboard a Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737 are killed when the crew sends the plane into a steep dive while trying to land in Kazan.

May 10, 2012: A Sukhoi Superjet on a demonstration flight for potential buyers smashes into a volcano in Indonesia with 45 people aboard. There are no survivors.

April 2, 2012: A UTAir ATR-72 crashes shortly after take-off from Tyumen; 33 are killed, 10 survive. Poor de-icing of the plane is blamed.

September 7, 2011: A Yak-42 carrying the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv hockey team crashes soon after take-off from Yaroslavl, killing all 44 aboard.

June 20, 2011: Forty-seven people die when a Tu-134 crashes on a motorway in heavy fog while trying to land in Petrozavodsk.

April 10, 2010: A Polish government plane carrying president Lech Kaczynski and 95 others crashes while attempting to land in Smolensk; all die. Warsaw and Moscow continue to dispute whether the crew ignored poor weather conditions or if air-traffic controllers gave poor guidance.

September 14, 2008: 88 people are killed when a Boeing 737-500 flying from Moscow crashes as it prepares to land in the Russian city of Perm.

August 24, 2008: A Boeing 737-500 carrying 90 people, including a Kyrgyz high-school sports team, crashes shortly after take-off near the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek, killing 65.

August 22, 2006: A Tupolev Tu-154 belonging to Russia's Pulkovo Airlines with about 170 people aboard crashes in Ukraine en-route from a Russian resort to St Petersburg. All on-board are killed.

July 9, 2006: At least 124 people die when an Airbus A-310, from the Russian company S7, skids off the runway in the Siberian city of Irkutsk and bursts into flames.

May 3, 2006: An A-320 of the Armenian airline Armavia crashes into the Black Sea while trying to land in the Russian resort city of Sochi in rough weather, killing all 113 people on-board.

* Associated Press