Russia investigates pilot killed in Kazan jet crash

Saturday, 07 December 2013 - 8:14

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Investigators in Russia are examining whether the pilot of a passenger jet which crashed near Kazan with 50 deaths had a valid pilot's licence.

The Boeing 737's captain may have only been qualified to serve as a navigator.

It appears he obtained his commercial pilot's licence from a flight centre which has since been closed down.

All passengers and crew were killed when the Tatarstan Airlines plane crashed at Kazan airport on 17 November, while trying to land.


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