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Sukhoi Superjet sends distress signal after taking off from Nizhny Novgorod

Source: TASS

A Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger aircraft en route from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow sent out an alarm 10 minutes after takeoff, reports TASS, citing aviation services.

The distress signal came when the aircraft was 3,000 meters (less than 1,000 feet) above the city.

Aviation services said the aircraft immediately turned around to return to the airport.

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