New video has emerged of a plane making a very bumpy emergency landing before it burst into flames in Moscow, killing 41 people on board.

The CCTV footage from Sheremetyevo airport shows the Aeroflot jet bouncing several times on and off the runway as it tries to land.

The Sukhoi Superjet 100 came down awkwardly on the tarmac before the rear part of the aircraft exploded into a fireball on 5 May.

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The tragedy happened at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport

Many passengers on board flight SU1492 then escaped via the plane’s emergency slides that inflated after the hard landing.

The aircraft, which had been flying from Moscow to the northern Russian city of Murmansk, had been carrying 73 passengers and five crew members.

Only 37 people out of the 78 on board survived.

A passenger has been quoted as saying the plane was hit by lighting soon after take-off which caused it to turn back before it made the hard landing.

An investigation into the cause of the disaster is continuing.



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