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Russian carrier Yamal Airlines Sukhoi Superjet 100 collided with a lighting mast during taxing after landing at Moscow-Domodedovo International Airport, Russia around 20:00 on 6 February 2019.
The flight #YC234 with 63 on-board from Tyumen, touched down on runway 32L at the Russian capital’s Domodedovo airport. As the aircraft was taxiing to the parking stand, crew lost directional control when it hit the ice on the runway and collided with the lighting mast.
The aircraft was taxiing at low speed. and the crew engaged emergency braking and reverse thrust in an effort to stop the unguided slide. But the measures were unsuccessful and the aircraft struck a lighting mast, sustaining damage to the starboard wing.
Yamal claims that failure to clear the ice from the runway contributed the incident.
No reported injuries.