A Russian Red Wings aircraft is reported to have overrun the runway and crashed onto a highway in Moscow.

The incident occurred at Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport at 16:35 local time (12:35 GMT) resulting in the aircraft breaking up and catching fire.

It is understood that there were 8 crew members and no passengers on board. At least four people are reported to have been killed in the incident.

The aircraft involved, a Tupelov TU-204 registration number RA-64047, was built in 2008 and had flown in from Prague Václav Havel Airport, Czech Republic

The Russian-built aircraft, shown below, was not ADS-B equipped so did not show up on our live flight tracker radar.

Russian Red Wings aircraft
Red Wings RA-64047 – photo © Denis Fedotov – pinkfroot.com

Additional Vnukovo International Airport information:

Arrivals: http://planefinder.net/data/airports/VKO

Routes: http://planefinder.net/route/VKO/

Live Tracking Map: http://planefinder.net/?location=55.529375,37.800834,8

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