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All victims of Sukhoi Superjet 100 disaster at Sheremetyevo identified

Source: RIA Novosti

The bodies of all those who were killed when a Sukhoi Superjet 100 made a rough emergency landing and caught fire at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport on May 5 have been identified, RIA Novosti reported.

A source told the news agency that “All genetic identification work on the bodies of those killed has been completed. All of the bodies have been identified, and experts are currently forming conclusions [based on those identifications].”

A source in Russia’s Investigative Committee also confirmed that the victims had been identified. TASS added that DNA sampling among the victims’ relatives has been completed as well. Testing the samples is projected to take about a month, after which the remains of those killed will likely be released for burial.