MOSCOW (AP) A survivor of the Russian commercial airliner that crash-landed in Moscow on Sunday, killing 41 people, says a flash of lightning was heard moments before the plane began its emergency descent.
Investigators are still working to understand what happened to cause the plane to ignite in a fireball upon landing. A lightning strike is one theory.
Dmitry Kharinin, an engineer and resident of Volgograd told a local news outlet Tuesday that he saw the lightning: It was very strong, and could be heard throughout the cabin.
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